Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is known for its stunning sunsets over rolling hills of vineyards. Professional photographers flock to wine country’s hilltops in hopes of capturing some of the most stunning landscape images rich with blended colors of scarlet, crimson, saffron, dusty orange, gray-pink, and eggplant in the vast open skies above.
The best spots to relax with a glass of wine while watching a breathtaking sunset are Avensole Winery, Bel Vino Winery, Callaway Vineyard & Winery, Carter Estate, Danza Del Sol Winery, Falkner Winery, Lorimar Vineyards & Winery, Lumiere Winery, Miramonte Winery, Monte De Oro Winery & Vineyards, Mount Palomar Winery, and Palumbo Vineyards & Winery. As the late summer days slowly get shorter, sunset times are approximately 7:35 p.m. mid-August to 7:15 p.m. late-August.
Striking sunsets are just one of the compelling reasons to vacation in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country, there’s a plethora of things to do from sunrise to sunset and well into the evening. A perfect day begins with a hot air balloon flight at sunrise, even just watching the balloons from below against the azure skies above is spectacular.
The day can be spent enjoying outdoor activities like horseback riding, hiking, golfing, and sunbathing. There’s plenty of shopping from local made products to high-end brands in Old Town Temecula, Temecula Valley Wine Country, Promenade Temecula and Pechanga Resort Casino. It’s always a great idea to make time for pampering at Grapeseed Spa or Spa Pechanga, where visitors can rejuvenate with grape or indigenous inspired treatments. More than 40 wineries from expansive resorts to boutique wineries pour award-wining wines daily. Save room for local craft beer and distillery tastings, just minutes away. After sunset, the evening brings concerts, live theater performances, dancing, gaming and comedy clubs.
Whether it’s a romantic rendezvous, a friend’s getaway, or a special occasion, sunsets in Temecula Valley are a great reason to book a late summer trip. A three to five-night stay is recommended to experience everything there is to do and see, after all sunsets are never the same. For lower rates with no crowds, a Sunday through Thursday stay is recommended. More information about the destination can be found at VisitTemeculaValley.com.
About Visit Temecula Valley
With natural gifts of climate and geography Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is recognized for scenic vineyards, award-winning wines, and 40+ wineries. The popular, boutique destination includes the Temecula Valley A.V.A. (American Viticulture Area) as well as Historic Downtown Old Town Temecula, Pechanga Resort & Casino, and Temecula Wine Country Golf Trail.
Visit Temecula Valley is the region’s official tourism marketing organization and an online resource for visitors at VisitTemeculaValley.com. Temecula Valley Visitors Center is located in Old Town Temecula (Third Street and Mercedes). For visitor information and assistance, call (888) 363-2852 or (951) 491-6085.