Top Things To Do This Spring
Springtime in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is an ideal time to smell the fragrant air, see wildflowers and gardens, relax at a spa, and attend events and festivals. Welcoming more than 3-million visitors each year, the casual, picturesque Temecula Valley is located 60 minutes from San Diego and Orange County, and within 90 minutes of Los Angeles and Palm Springs.
Visit this Instagrammable Garden
The Rose Haven Heritage Garden is home to approximately 1,600 roses; hybrid teas, floribundas, climbers and mini roses. In addition, there are many succulents and xeriscape plant sections. Rose Haven is located at 30592 Jedediah Smith Rd., Temecula. Visitors and photographers are always welcome. Share your instagrammable moment with #VisitTemecula The garden is open every day of the year from sunrise to sunset. Admission is free.
Have a Wellness Experience
Vacationers searching for wellness travel are discovering Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country’s pure life experiences. Wellness seekers have personal expectations and varied preferences, but most importantly they want a break from routine and a place to nourish the mind, body, and soul. See our 10 Best Wellness Experiences for inspiration.
Attend a Local Festival or Event
Signature events include the Wine Festival & Chocolate Decadence at Pechanga Resort Casino will be held March 6 & 7, 2020. The event includes sculptures and tastings of chocolates and pastries, as well as samples of local, domestic, and international wines and spirits. The Temecula Rod Run on May 1 & 2, 2020. The event includes more than 600 pre-1974 automobiles participating in a Cruise Night, Show & Shine on the streets of Old Town Temecula
Temecula’s brewery scene is hopping, pun very much intended. With a Temecula Valley ale trail taking shape with prestigious and award-winning brews (including IPAs, stouts, lagers, and pilsners), the scene is hip and exciting, but still small enough to allow for unique meetups and Q&As with local brewmasters at local craft breweries. Consider visiting Temecula’s breweries this May with the return of Craft Brew Month, where participating breweries celebrate the month by offering specials and live events for the beer-lover.
Get to Know Wine Country
Think wine tasting is just about sips? Think again. Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country hosts a myriad of live events, including an impressive lineup this spring. Don your artist’s hat with Art & Vino classes with friends, take a behind-the-scenes tour into the process of winemaking or enjoy live music in the vineyards on select evenings. Happy hour opportunities, tasting packages, and prix-fixe menus make wine tasting a complete epicurean experience.
Feed your Inner Foodie
Foodies, prepare to fall in love with Old Town Temecula. From hip restaurants serving up a local ingredient and artisanal offerings, homemade ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table pub dining, slow-food eateries, and even secret speakeasies, Old Town is a foodie haven. The walkable district features a variety of unique, independent and original restaurants that are serving up Spring’s freshest ingredients in instagrammable dishes.
Enjoy Beautiful Spring Blooms
A spring getaway wouldn’t be complete without seeing the gorgeous super bloom happening around Temecula Wine Country and our region. Mount Palomar Winery has gorgeous blooms in their garden. Another must-see spot is the "Wisteria Lane" at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa. These flowers have reached their peak bloom cycle and can only be experienced in patches. Other places to see wisteria vines include Miramonte Winery, Lorimar Winery, Lumiere Winery, Robert Renzoni Vineyards & Winery, Somerset Winery, and Palumbo Winery.
Avoid the Crowds and Save
Did the winter-time blues get you down? Bring back the spring break you grew up loving with a mid-week stay in Temecula that boasts an exclusive special on the wine tasting you crave. Available for midweek use only, the Sip, Sip Stay Hotel Package gives you the chance to taste award-winning wines from a variety of Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country vineyards with fewer crowds and fewer dollars.