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AutumnFest Celebrates Fall's Abundance in Southern California's Best Backyard

Only in Temecula and only during AutumnFest, through November 24, can fall's abundance be experienced with the non-stop events and activities unique to the casual, picturesque valley. Recognized as Southern California's best backyard, Temecula includes three distinctive destinations within minutes of each other: Downtown Old Town Temecula, Pechanga Resort & Casino, and Temecula Valley Wine Country. AutumnFest is celebrated daily with Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival, Harvest Festivals & Grape Stomps, Outdoor Quilt Show, Fall Rod Run, Help Ride Bike & Music Festival, Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Farmers Markets, Barrel Tasting Weekend, and more.

Authentic Pleasures of Food and Wine Are Along Old Town Temecula's Tasting Trail

Downtown Old Town Temecula is made for walking with a burgeoning tasting trail featuring authentic pleasures for food and wine enthusiasts. Open daily, eight local wine establishments, ten specialty food shops, a locavore grocery, and nineteen restaurants, plus Saturday's open-air, Farmers Market offer sensory experiences in this upscale, dozen-block historic district of Temecula. Today's Old Town Temecula reflects the juxtaposition of architecture old and new. Visitors can savor premium Temecula Valley wines including those of boutique and micro-wineries; shop for artisan cheeses, local olive oil, and custom-blend spices; enjoy regional and international cuisine, gourmet burgers, steaks, and barbecue.

Journey at Pechanga Ranked 4th Best New Course You Can Play

Journey at Pechanga, in Temecula, is a new 7,219 yard, Par 72 Championship 18-Hole golf course open to the public. Recently ranked as the 4th "Best New Course You Can Play" by GOLF Magazine, the impressive, Arthur Hills-designed course winds along a spectacular boulder strewn mountainside and boasts a dramatic 62,000 square-foot Clubhouse with high-end resort amenities. As the name implies, this course presents an exhilarating "journey" in an unforgettable setting. Located adjacent to the largest casino west of the Mississippi, Pechanga Resort & Casino, make sure to enjoy a signature massage after your round at the greatly expanded Spa Pechanga.


Kimberly Adams
Temecula Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau
28690 Mercedes Street, Suite A, Temecula, CA 92590
Ph: 951-491-6085 Fax 951-491-6089
e-mail: marketing@temeculacvb.com web site: www.visittemeculavalley.com