Top 10 Things To Do in Temecula Valley

Visit beautiful Temecula Valley to check off bucket-list-worthy activities from your must-do adventuring list. Located just 60 minutes from San Diego and 90 minutes from Los Angeles, Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country presents visitors with the opportunity to experience bucket-list adventures from hot air balloon flights to limo rides, exploring wine country by foot or on horseback, and watching the California sunset over the hills, this summer bucket list is a must-do for both first-time and repeat visitors to the region. Make sure to follow us on Instagram to see our favorite Temecula Valley destination images. 

Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country features nearly 50 local wineries, including boutique and full-service wine resorts, for a wine tasting bucket-list adventure to enjoy with friends, family, and for special occasions. The relaxed and unpretentious atmosphere of the region is matched by its delightful tasting experiences overlooking picturesque rolling hills of vineyards while sampling award-winning premium wines and Southern California cuisine.

For the ultimate airborne adventure, check a hot air balloon flight off of your bucket list while in the Temecula Valley. Visitors can take in a panoramic view of Southern California’s unique topography, beautiful estates, and awe-inspiring scenery with sunrise flights, available year-round (weather permitting) to explore the subtle seasonal changes that take place throughout the valley. Passengers float above the vineyards and citrus groves with the scent of fresh oranges filling the skies.

Old Town Temecula is only minutes away by car from Temecula Valley Wine Country. Here you will find great restaurants, specialty shops, historic buildings, outdoor art, and our Visitor Center.

Explore dining options in Old Town, Wine Country, Pechanga Resort Casino and around town, From artisanal cuisine, farm-to-table, winery restaurants and casual gastropubs, Temecula Valley's restaurants continue to create the ultimate foodie paradise. 

A wellness journey can begin with an immersive spa experience at Spa Pechanga or the GrapeSeed Spa at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa. Both offer massage services, poolside cabanas, and wellness classes.

Artisan shopping experiences throughout Temecula Valley are perfect for shoppers seeking the best deals and unique gifts. Shopping hubs include Old Town TemeculaTemecula Valley Wine CountryLake Elsinore Outlets, and Promenade Temecula. 

Cruising Old Town Temecula or taking on the rolling hills of wine country is easy with Borrow Our Bikes and Temecula Wine Country E-Bikes. Explore the 100+ miles of bike trails in Temecula Valley under open skies out in the fresh air. 

Temecula Valley has three outdoor Farmers' Markets, located within three separate shopping and dining areas: Old Town Temecula, Promenade Temecula, and Vail Headquarters.

As the California sun sets behind surrounding mountains, visitors can watch the colorful sky from a winery hilltop or Town Square Park in Old Town Temecula. You can even watch a sunset on horseback at CRC Ranch Company in Temecula. 

Send your cares packing at Pechanga Resort Casino, a destination in itself, and a perfect mix of chic and excitement offering one of the largest and most expansive resort/casinos in the United States.

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