Making the Most of a Biz-cation in Temecula Valley


Biz-cation: A growing trend in business travel where work meets play. It’s the best of both in one trip. Maximize your time and money by combining business and pleasure to experience a true Temecula Valley vacation. 

#1: Plan Ahead

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The exciting part of traveling is to see and experience new things. If you can, add on a few days to your trip to enjoy all Temecula Valley has to offer. Make sure to review the agenda for your business trip and identify openings in your schedule. Perhaps you can venture out in the morning and start your day at a local cafe before your first meeting. If you’re feeling adventurous, schedule a sunrise hot air balloon flight! No matter what your interests are, you will find attractions best suited for you. From culinary, arts and culture, entertainment, shopping, spa and outdoor activities, you could easily spend five days in Southern California Wine Country!

For suggestions on things to do or for help planning your trip, feel free to contact us for expert advice. Most importantly, order our Travel Inspiration Guide to learn more about the area and to use it as a helpful planning tool.

#2: Try Something New

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What makes for a better travel story than trying something you haven’t done before? Ride in a hot air balloon, expand your palate with a new culinary dish, or see a show at Old Town Temecula Community Theater. Once travel dates are confirmed, check out the Events and Entertainment calendar for seasonal events and live entertainment taking place throughout the year. 

Feeling lucky? Pechanga Resort Casino offers Slots, Blackjack, Poker, and more, right here in Temecula Valley. With delicious food and nightly entertainment, this is the ultimate casino experience. And in case your meetings run past the clock, Pechanga is open 24 hours.

#3: Bring Company

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Bringing the family along? There are tons of activities to mix and match that are suited for all ages. Take an outdoor adventure and visit Vail Lake for breathtaking views of the valley, or ride on horseback through Temecula Valley trails and explore the lush vineyards. From winter activities to interactive museums, Temecula Valley will easily entertain every member of the family.

#4: Treat Yourself

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Shop, relax, rejuvenate and indulge. You have been working hard and you deserve it! Treat yourself to a spa appointment or enjoy a glass of wine at a hotel bar. For your inner foodie, get a taste of the farm-fresh ingredients around every corner in Old Town Temecula or at one of the many award-winning fine dining restaurants. For a local experience in Temecula, stroll through a local farmer’s market or shop the Promenade Temecula. If you have the time, take a Temecula Valley Wine Tour for a memorable outing in a gorgeous setting.

Make sure to share your new experiences on social media using #visittemecula and #meetintemecula to show your network just how a biz-cation is done. Get your suitcase and briefcase ready and enjoy your much-needed biz-cation in Temecula Valley! 

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