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Temecula Valley City Trip - Attractions

South Coast Winery in Temecula
South Coast Winery in Temecula

What to See & Do in Temecula

Get the details on important landmarks, attractions and resources for your trip to Temecula.



California Dreamin'
Part of California Dreamin', which also runs biplane rides, this is another good hot air ballooning service in Temecula.

A Grape Escape
Hot air ballooning company offers early morning flights over Temecula Valley wine country, including a continental breakfast and champagne toast following the journey.

Music Room at Pennypickle's Workshop, Temecula Children's Museum
Music Room at Pennypickle's Workshop, Temecula Children's Museum

Sunrise Balloons
Since 1975, this hot-air adventure company has been serving the Temecula Valley.


Pennypickle's Workshop, Temecula Children's Museum
42081 Main St.
Temecula, CA 92590
Interactive kids museum teaches young ones about science with hands-on learning features.


Crush & Brew
28544 Front St.
Temecula CA 92590
Popular spot in Old Town for tasting local wines, as well as those from other regions, plus beer and snacks.

Dan's Feed & Seed
41065 1st St.
Temecula, CA 92590
Jeans and western wear for boys and men.

House of Jerky
28665 Front St.
Temecula, CA 92590
A carnivore's paradise of preserved meats, from typical turkey and beef to the more exotic venison and ostrich.

La Menagerie
28636 Front St.
Temecula, CA 92590
Another nice shop for accessories, purses and shoes for women.

Old Town Root Beer Co.
Old Town Root Beer Co.

Lorimar Vineyards & Winery
42031 Main St. Suite C
Temecula, CA 92590
Old town tasting room location for Temecula Wine Country winery; wines by the glass are served, too.

Old Town Root Beer Company
28545 Front St.
Temecula, CA 92590
Popular SoCal mini-chain stocks hundreds of classic and craft sodas, as well as its namesake specialty.

Old Town Spice Merchants
41925 5th St., Suite #101
Temecula, CA 92590
This aromatic specialty shop sells hundreds of fresh spices, dozens of loose-leaf teas and accessories, gift boxes and more.

Old Town Sweet Shop
28545 Front St.
Temecula, CA 92590
A vast emporium selling sweets of all kinds, including ice cream, candy, chocolate and fudge.

Old Town Temecula Farmer's Market
Front St. & 6th St.
This weekly event takes place in the heart of Old Town every Saturday and features food, artisan products, shopping and more.

Temecula Lavender Co.
28561 Front St.
Temecula, CA 92590
Handcrafted, natural bath products made from locally-grown lavender.

Temecula Olive Oil Company
28653 Front St.
Temecula, CA 92590
Old Town boutique offers tastings of locally-produced olive oil and balsamic vinegar and also sells other gourmet delicacies.

GrapeSeed Spa
GrapeSeed Spa

Villa di Calabro
1955 Main St.
Temecula, CA 92590
Old Town tasting room for limited-production wines, along with olive oil and vinegar.


GrapeSeed Spa
34843 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
South Coast 's high-end spa features signature treatments in massage, skin treatments and even a yoga class that incorporates wine tasting.


Old Town Mercantile Building and Community Theater
42051 Main St.
Temecula, CA 92590
Multi-use entertainment complex in the heart of Old Town features everything from big name bands and cultural performances to art gallery shows and live rock.


The new tasting room at Robert Renzoni Winery
The new tasting room at Robert Renzoni Winery

Alex's Red Barn Winery
39820 Calle Contento
Temecula, CA 92591
Family run winery started by former growers specializes in old-vine wines and a solera-style sherry.

Baily Winery
33440 La Serena Wy.
Temecula, CA 92591
The red wines at this knights-of-the-roundtable-style tasting room benefit from barrel aging, while the whites are highlighted by a signature Riesling.

Bel Vino Winery
33515 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
Formerly Stuart Cellars, Bel Vino Winery is is just beginning to roll out their own Bordeaux varietal wines.

Briar Rose Winery
41720 Calle Cabrillo
Temecula, CA 92592
A lovely cottage done up to look like the home of Sleeping Beauty is the setting for appointment-only wine tastings of limited varietals like Petit Verdot, Sangiovese and Viognier.

Cougar Vineyards
39870 De Portola Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
Italian varietals are the main focus at this low-key winery from a husband-and-wife team who came to Temecula by way of Seattle and Texas.

Danza del Sol
39050 De Portola Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
Danza del Sol replaced longtime area winery Filsinger in 2010, and has now ramped up to an annual production of 10,000 cases.

Doffo Vineyard & Winery
36083 Summitville
Temecula, CA 92592
Hailed by many as one of the top wineries in Temecula, Doffo produces stately reds, and is also known for its MotoDoffo — a collection of unique motorcycles.

Hart Winery
41300 Avenida Biona
Temecula, CA 92591
One of the earliest families to plant in Temecula, Joe Hart makes outstanding Sauvignon Blanc, as well as reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah grown in volcanic soil.

Keyways Wines
37338 De Portola Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
Female-owned winery treats guests to cozy couches, lovely décor touches, lots of for-sale knick knacks and a variety of varietals.

Leoness Cellars
Leoness Cellars

Leoness Cellars
38311 De Portola Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
This gorgeous winery offers a full range of entry level to intense reserve wines, including the state's only Cinsaut port.

Longshadow Ranch
39847 Calle Contento
Temecula, CA 92591
This Old West-themed winery houses Belgian draft horses onsite, and makes big, bold Syrahs, plus a famous whiskey barrel-aged Ponderosa port.

Miramonte Winery 3410 Rancho California RD
33410 Rancho Calfornia Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
Hilltop winery known for Rhone-style blends as well as their custom wine-bottle etching business.

Monte de Oro
35820 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
Spectacular hillside tasting room and winery with a gorgeous private event space in the cellars, which is visible from the glass-floored area by the tasting bar.

Mount Palomar Winery
33820 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
Stunning views, a large courtyard and the Valley's best known solera-style sherry make this beautifully tiled winery a popular pick. There's also an onsite quick service counter.

Oak Mountain Winery
36522 Via Verde
Temecula, CA 92592
With production approaching 10,000 cases per year, Oak Mountain is building southern California's first underground wine cave, scheduled for completition in December 2014.

Palumbo in Temecula, CA

Palumbo Family Vineyards
40150 Barksdale Cir.
Temecula, CA 92591
Small production of all-estate-wines is the key at Palumbo — and there are some real gems like a "Côte Rotie" rose and Merlots capable of changing people's thinking about Merlot.

Robert Renzoni Vineyards & Winery
37350 De Portola Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
The latest in a family line of winemaking dating back to Italy in the 1800s, Renzoni makes unique blends, among other offerings.

Van Roekel Winery
34567 Rancho California Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
Sister winery located adjacent to Maurice Car'rie and also home to the famous sourdough baked-brie bread loaves.

Vindemia Vineyard & Estate Winery
33133 Vista del Monte
Temecula, CA 92591
This off-the-beaten path, family-owned winery is also home to a B&B and the launch spot for California Dreamin' hot air balloon rides.

Wiens Family Cellars
35055 Via Del Ponte
Temecula, CA 92592
A band of brothers runs this family business, and as the sign outside proclaims, it's the home of big reds.


A flight of beers at Aftershock Brewing Co. in Temecula, CA
A flight of beer at Aftershock Brewing Co.

Aftershock Brewing Co.
28822 Front St., Suite #108
Temecula, CA 95290
Classic beer styles and more adventurous brews available in tasters, bottles and growlers.

Ironfire Brewing Co.
42095 Zevo Dr., Suite #1
Temecula, CA 95290
Among the dozen plus ales and lagers available at this tasting room are some that have been aged in barrels.

Refuge Brewery
43040 Rancho Way
Temecula, CA 95290
Specializing in Belgian-style ales, Refuge Brewery's flagship offering is the Blood Orange Wit.


Southern California wine country company offers group shuttle service between wineries.

Lake Skinner
Lake Skinner

Sunrider Jeep Wine Tour
Jeep adventure tour takes up to six guests on a behind-the-scenes look at winery production, wine grape-tasting in the vineyards and other VIP experiences.

Lake Skinner
37701 Warren Rd.
Winchester, CA 92596
Located 10 minutes outside of town, this scenic Riverside County park offers swimming, boating and fishing.

Temecula Carriage Company
Horse-drawn carriages provide a more romantic mode of transportation between three wineries; the service includes a picnic lunch as well.


Temecula Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau
888-363-2852, 951-491-6085

Temecula Valley Winegrower's Association
800-801-9463, 951-699-3626




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