5 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Temecula Valley
Rain doesn’t come often in Southern California, but when it does, you can still have an unforgettable experience in Temecula Valley. Taste award-winning wines, cozy up with a loved one, or pamper yourself. Here are five ways to enjoy Southern California Wine Country, rain or shine!
Taste the Crafts
It’s an ideal time to taste award-winning wines in the valley! Visit one of the many indoor tasting rooms, meet a winemaker and take in the unbelievable spring views through oversized windows. Other great crafts available for tasting are local beers at any of the nine breweries, and spirits at two great distilleries. Download or view our winery map online.
Savor a hot tasty meal at one of several restaurants in Wine Country, historic Old Town, and Pechanga Resort Casino. You’ll find endless dining and shopping options at Promenade Temecula. The cozy fireplaces at Temecula Creek Inn, Baily’s Old Town Temecula, and Great Oak Steakhouse provide a romantic setting for a cozy dining experience.
Unwind with a solo or couple's massage at one of our many spas! Grapeseed Spa offers vine-based treatments, a sauna, and a steam room. Sip a glass of wine overlooking the vineyards and experience pure relaxation. Indulge at Spa Pechanga with a eucalyptus steam room, dry sauna, and whirlpools. Murrieta Day Spa's Cafe offers wine and cocktails as well as salads, wraps, and sandwiches.
The Old Town Temecula Community Theater and The Merc, a speakeasy type of setting adjacent to the theater, have a variety of performances throughout the season. Pechanga Resort Casino’s marquee includes top name bands and performers, MMA fights, and popular traveling plays. The wineries and Old Town restaurants regularly feature local solo artists and bands.
Cozy by the Fire
The cool days make for a great excuse to cozy up to a fire. Hotels and Resorts that invite guests to cozy up to the lobby fireplace are Embassy Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Inn at Europa Village, South Coast Winery, and Temecula Creek Inn. For those that prefer more privacy, accommodations that include a fireplace in the room are Carter Estate, Hampton Inn & Suites, Inn at Churon, and Inn at Europa Village. Fireplaces and fire pits at the wineries include Baily’s Winery, BOTTAIA Winery, Leoness Cellars, Lorimar Winery, Masia de la Vinya, Monte De Oro, Ponte Winery, Somerset Winery, South Coast Winery, Thornton Winery, Vitagliano Winery, Wiens Family Cellars, and Wilson Creek Winery. Restaurants that warm up their guests by the fire are Baily’s Old Town Temecula, Ballast Point, Carol’s Restaurant at Baily Winery, Cork|Fire Kitchen at Temecula Creek Inn, Great Oak at Pechanga Resort Casino.