Valley, a tourist's paradise. Just 20 miles inland from
the Pacific Ocean exists a Mediterranean climate sports
enthusiasts love. From the lush greens on numerous
championship golf courses to blue skies perfect for hot air
ballooning, this valley virtually beckons, "Come visit
and play!" Horseback riding, hiking, fishing, boating,
and cycling are just a few of the outdoor activities to
History buffs, antique
collectors and window shoppers will take a step back in
time wandering the streets of Old Town Temecula viewing
rustic buildings, sidewalks, and store fronts
reminiscent of our historic golden west. The town was
born in 1882 when the California Railroad came through
the valley. "Old Town" Temecula was the site of the
Butterfield Overland Stagecoach Stop and California's
first inland Post Office. Sam Hicks Monument, made from
a granite boulder 11 feet high weighing 15 tons, honors
56 important people who influenced the unique and rugged
character of Temecula. You'll still feel the presence
of mountain men like Jedediah Smith and Kit Carson who
once "passed this way" in addition to authors like Helen
Hunt-Jackson and Earl Stanley Gardner.
Country, vistas of rolling hills are covered with
vineyards, dotted with uniquely designed
From French chateaux to hacienda style, each vintner
offers an interesting spot for wine tasting,
a tour or picnic. Want to leave the driving to someone
else? Hop on a guided wine or limousine tour.
opportunity to begin or enhance your wine collection,
the valley produces some of the finest varietals to be
found. The valley hosts some of the finest dining in the
state. In historic old town, Temecula wine country, the
golf resorts and other fine
restaurants and eating establishments, the variety
of dining choices will satisfy any appetite.
prides itself on hosting entertaining and exciting
activities for all ages. There are fine wines,
great music, and a sky full of magical color at the
Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival, rock and
roll and vintage cars at the Rod Run, the old town
gunfighters dueling it out at Western Days, music and
movies at the International Film and Music
Festival, entertainment and excitement at Pechanga Resort
jazz concerts and fabulous dinners at the
wineries, farmers market on Saturday morning's in old
town. The list continues...
can be found in the Temecula area on 153 holes at eight
golf courses, including seven championship courses.
Six of the instruction and practice facilities are also
first class. If you are looking for your best game of
golf, search no more, you've found it! Nearby minor
league baseball is played in a beautiful new sports
complex. Mud baths and health spas promise to
rejuvenate the mind and body.
specialty shops and restaurants, the ever expanding
Promenade Mall, and fifteen minutes North, Lake Elsinore
Outlets, challenge the seasoned shopper. Modest,
refined, rustic, or refurbished, Temecula offers a
variety of accommodation alternatives from busy
resorts, inns, hotels and motels to leisurely
bed & breakfast establishments and the invigorating
natural settings of our campgrounds and RV parks.
The City of Temecula has
helped ensure a balance in residential, business and
industrial growth. Planned community residences with
grassy common areas and excellent schools, extensive
state-of-the-art parks and recreation areas, and "town
center" style shopping plazas are just a few of the
qualities that make the Temecula Valley an enriching
place to live and play. Please accept our invitation
and "Visit for a lifetime, or stay for the day!"
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