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The Groves by Fleming Communities 41828 Knoll Vista Ln. | Temecula, CA 92592 | 760-822-0831 Fleming Communities is delighted to welcome you to The Groves, a community of privilege for a select few. This ideal location offers country charm, majestic beauty and metropolitan conveniences. Each community created by Fleming Communities offers unique attributes, but the hallmark features of their success are timeless design and enduring quality in the homes they build in areas of great natural beauty. Embracing the new technology for environmentally responsible designs, Matt Fleming has hand selected each neighborhood and the results are an offering of sophisticated homes, and a sanctuary for good living. The Groves is a private, gated community in the heart of the Temecula Valley Wine Country surrounded by vineyards and vast panoramic mountain views. The 37 exclusive home sites are

blended over 88 acres, in and amongst an organic citrus grove landscaping this pristine community. Art, culture, festivals and theatre productions are a common occurrence just minutes away. For the outdoor enthusiasts: throughout Temecula Valley there are more than 90 miles of bicycle trails, as well as hiking and exploring at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve, fishing at Vail Lake Resort, horseback riding, several impressive golf courses and so much more. If you’re feeling lucky, Pechanga Resort & Casino is not far away. At The Groves, we offer three distinctive elegant homes to choose from. Each is an entertainer’s delight with a dramatic welcoming entry tower, integrated social courtyards, and a dedicated wine storage area. Stunning bi-fold doors with floor to ceiling glass will lead your guests to the covered outdoor living area with gas/wood burning fireplaces. These estate size residences are spacious ranging from 4,096 to 5,287 square feet with flex-space options for Casita, Exercise Room, Home Theater, and Office. Come see why more than half of the community is sold. Choose your floorplan and we’ll build your dream home on your choice of available home sites. Models will go up for sale soon as we wind down with just a few home sites available. Don’t miss out on being part of this prestigious community. Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 3

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Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country


An easy drive destination


Mild climate year round

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How to navigate the region


Festivals & special events


A distinctive 12-block downtown district


Voted the #1 casino in America by USA TODAY


A hidden-gem wine region



An emerging beer scene with medal-winning brews





62 SHOPPING 66 GOLF 70 FAMILY FUN 72 LODGING 81 EMERGENCY CONTACTS VISIT TEMECULA VALLEY Visitor Center open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 28690 Mercedes Street, Suite A Temecula, California 92590 (888) 363-2852 or (951) 491-6085 • Mailing address: P.O. Box 1676, Temecula, CA 92593

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Welcome to Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country. Our sunny, relaxed destination is home to passionate dreamers and driven entrepreneurs who create robust wines, artisanal eats and hand-crafted products you can only get right here. So go ahead— explore! Taste and tour through our hidden-gem wine country, stroll the wooden boardwalks of historic Old Town, shop Promenade Temecula or our local farmers markets, and see a show, play a round of golf or test your luck at Pechanga Resort & Casino. Our rolling hills, vast panoramic views, and charming town are centrally located from all Southern California’s major airports and cities: San Diego, Palm Springs, Orange County and Los Angeles. Join us for an extended Wine Country getaway or make Temecula Valley your hub for the ultimate Southern California vacation. Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 7

GETTING HERE & AROUND Some of Southern California’s bestloved locales are within two hours’ drive of Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country:


Orange County – 45 miles Palm Springs – 80 miles


Los Angeles – 90 miles


San Diego – 60 miles


Anaheim – 65 miles

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Three exits—Winchester Road, Temecula Parkway and Rancho California Road—off Interstate 15 (I-15) will put you in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country. If you’re coming from… • Los Angeles, take Interstate 10 or Highway 60 East to I-15 South; drive time is about an hour and a half to two hours.

Several airports serve the Temecula Valley area: • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) • LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) • San Diego International Airport (SAN) • John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Orange County • Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) • Temecula Valley/French Valley Airport, just minutes from the heart of Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country

• San Diego, take I-15 North for about an hour. • Orange County, take Highway 55 North to Highway 91 East to I-15 South; your drive should take about an hour. • Palm Springs, take Interstate 10 West to Interstate 215 South to I-15 South, about an hour. 8 I V i s i t Te m e c u l a Va l l e y. c o m

Transportation options, including shuttles, cabs and shared-ride and car service are available from area airports to our valley. All time and mileage estimates are approximate.

WEATHER Mild climate year-round

Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country enjoys welcoming weather year-round. Our climate is often likened to the Mediterranean, with warm, dry summers, cool winters and relatively little rainfall. Our daily weather tends to bring morning mist, warm midday sun, afternoon Pacific breezes and cool nights. This tempo of nature lends a pleasing, natural rhythm to any day’s activities. And thanks to the winds from the ocean just 15 miles away, our air quality tends to be crisp and clear, giving visibility for miles and miles.


INFORMATION KIOSKS & WINE COUNTRY APP Need information on the go? Information kiosks can be found in most hotel lobbies, at some wineries and at our Visitor Center. These touchscreen stations provide information about things to do, transportation, dining, lodging and events, and enable you to build an itinerary, map it out and email or text the information to yourself or a friend. And our Temecula Valley Wine Country app, downloadable on any smartphone, also can help you find a wine or winery, and navigate your stay.




SPRING March, April, May

74˚ F 23˚ C

49˚ F 9˚ C

SUMMER June, July, August

88˚ F 31˚ C

60˚ F 16˚ C

AUTUMN September, October, November

82˚ F 28˚ C

52˚ F 11˚ C

WINTER December, January, February

68˚ F 20˚ C

41˚ F 5˚ C

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Visitor Center 28690 Mercedes St., Suite A Old Town Temecula

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RESTAURANTS A. 1909 B. Baily's Restaurant C. Bluewater Grill D. E.A.T. Marketplace E. Mad Madeline's Grill F. Palumbo's Ristorante G. Public House H. Viva Vino Wine Bar & Tapas SPAS I. Grapeseed Spa J. Murrieta Day Spa K. Spa Pechanga



SHOPPING L. Belgium's Finest M. Big Horse Feed N. Gardner's Cottage O. Lake Elsinore Outlets P. Old Town Spice & Tea Q. Sacred Soul Creations R. Temecula Olive Oil Co. S. Temecula Lavender Co. T. The Nifty Gift U. Vail Headquarters

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CALENDAR Fe s t i v a l s & S p e c i a l E v e n t s s



Temecula Rod Run March 3-4

Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival June 2-4

Temecula Family Fair Mid-March

Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival June 9-11

Temecula Valley Bluegrass Festival March 17-19

Pechanga Microbrew Festival Mid-June




Cultural Heritage Day August

Reality Rally Temecula Valley April 7-9

Star-Spangled 4th of July Parade July 4

Hatch Chile Festival August 26-27

Taste of Temecula Valley April 28-29

Fireworks Extravaganza July 4

Hot Summer Nights August 4, 11, 18, 25

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Temecula Valley Wine Month September 1-30

Temecula Chilled December 1-31

Temecula Valley CRUSH September 16

Santa’s Electric Light Parade December 1

OCTOBER People's Choice Blind-Tasting & Awards October Old Town Temecula Outdoor Quilt Show October 7 Greek Festival October 14-15 Big Horse Corn Maze and Harvest Festival October 1-31 Ralph Love Plein Air Festival September 30 - October 6

Temecula on Ice Outdoor Skating Rink December 8 - January 2 Winter Wonderland at Pennypickle’s Workshop December 9 Temecula Great Grape Drop & New Year’s Eve Celebration December 31 New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Pechanga Resort & Casino December 31

JANUARY Temecula Valley Restaurant Month January 1-31 Annual Barrel Tasting January 28-29

FEBRUARY Chocolate Decadence and the Pechanga Wine Festival February 11-12 Dates believed accurate as of press time Please refer to the Calendar of Events at for a complete list of events and detailed information. Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 13


A distinctive 12-block downtown district, home to Temecula Valley’s history and more

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Why is it called Old Town Temecula? Because it’s just that! With its backdrop of enduring hillsides that bloom with lilac in spring, vibrant Old Town Temecula is the historical heart of Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country.

A trip to Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country isn’t complete without a stroll down the boardwalks of historic Old Town. Come experience the rich heritage and contagious energy of this downtown foodie district and its buzzy restaurants, charming shops and vibrant nightlife. Here’s a sample of what a day in Old Town Temecula can bring. DINING Dozens of independently owned restaurants and bistros make each meal in Old Town a unique culinary experience. With sidewalk tables, lively porches and patios, and indoor dining as diverse as each restaurant's cuisine, there’s a dining option to please every eater. WINE TASTING ROOMS Visitors can swirl, sniff and sip premium Temecula Valley vintages and wines



from around the world in our Old Town tasting rooms. Wine aficionados and novices are sure to find the perfect blend. MUSEUMS Immerse yourself in local history at the Temecula Valley Museum. Or take young travelers to the award-winning Pennypickle’s Workshop, The Temecula Children’s Museum, for hours of fun, creative and educational exhibits.

Hours: 9am-7pm

7 days a week!

28465 Old Town Front Street #101,



he Gardener’s Cottage is the jewel of old town Temecula, surrounded by wonderful places to eat and shop. Here you will find unique gifts for your friends, special accents for your garden, dazzling fairy garden accessories, gifts for baby, distinctive jewelry, yummy candles, heart-tugging books, funny signs and just the perfect greeting card!

The magical place where nature meets inspiration and the soul is fed through the senses.

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SPECIALTY SHOPPING More than 60 individually owned specialty shops give Old Town its unique character. Our downtown boutiques stock women’s fashions, charming antiques and dÊcor, artisanal products, and locally grown produce. And our Saturday morning California-certified farmers market in Old Town will satisfy your craving for a local experience.

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ART Art is alive in Temecula Valley. Browse handmade crafts and larger than life sculptures in Old Town shops. View fine art in the gallery at The Merc, or the paintings and Indian artifacts inside the Temecula Civic Center. Or stroll the art shows that take over Old Town throughout the year, including First Fridays each month. (See calendar for details.)

THEATER The beautiful 354-seat, black-box Old Town Temecula Community Theater stages classics and new works featuring performances by up-and-coming local talent and professional artists alike. Discover drama in this Old Town cultural gem. LIVE MUSIC The Merc is an intimate club-style performance space whose revolving variety of live musical entertainment includes notable jazz artists, popular country talent, and classical chamber music, as well as themed cabaret evenings with the best of Broadway, classic films and beloved songwriters. Local musicians also entertain diners in restaurants and tasting rooms throughout Old Town, especially on weekends, playing everything from blues, reggae and tribute, to alternative, surf rock and country.

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Quaint shop featuring unique gifts, The Nifty Gift Temecula & California souvenirs and

Unique & Handmade Gifts handmade items from local artisans.

28480 Old Town Front St #B, Temecula CA 92590 * OPEN 7 DAYS * * 951-699-3333

Sample the sangria. Stay late for the Latin experience... Vina Vino!!!

Authentic Spanish Tapas Wine Bar | Dancing 41955 Fifth St., #102, Temecula | 951-506-5953 | 18 I V i s i t Te m e c u l a Va l l e y. c o m

HISTORY The Pechanga band of Luiseño Native American Indians were our first residents. They ran their hands through the soil, met under the Great Oak and stood atop the rolling hills overlooking the valley, naming it Temecula, or “sunshine through the mist.” Gateway arches at the northern and southern entrances to this downtown district commemorate our past. In 1859, in the era of the Butterfield Stage, the first U.S. post office was established here, marking Temecula’s permanence and importance. Thus, the year 1859 is boldly emblazoned on each arch. Two decades later, in 1882, the Temecula town site was established with the arrival of the railroad, with a station in Old Town, midway between Riverside and San Diego. Then, in the early 1900s, new roads reached the valley and helped to open up Temecula to the outside world. The Inland Highway (the first, paved, two-lane, county road and ancestor of Highway 395) was built through Temecula Valley in 1915. Until 1949, it ran down Old Town Front Street where restaurants, gas stations, and motels served those travelling through the Temecula Valley. Meanwhile, from the 1800s until the 1960s, farmers and ranchers blanketed the valley with cattle and crops. In 1905, cattle baron Walter Vail began buying vast acreage here. By 1947, the Vail Ranch included more than 87,000 acres. In 1964, the Vails announced the sale of their ranch to a consortium of developers that had plans for a masterplanned community to be known as Rancho California. When the City of Temecula was incorporated in 1989, residents voted to retain the original Native American name of the village and railroad town site. Today, more than a dozen historical properties dating as far back as the late 1880s still exist and have been


Enjoy the vintage, industrial feel of 1909 Gastropub 28656 Front St. | Temecula, CA 92590 | | 951-619-1909 Whether you are in Temecula for a vacation, visiting friends, or work, look no further than 1909, a unique restaurant and gastropub located in the heart of Old Town Temecula. As you drive through Old Town, one of the things that draws you to this restaurant is the large patio seating area that is always filled with people and tons of laughter and good times. After reading and hearing about all of the amazing reviews 1909 has from locals and out-of-towners, this restaurant is one to experience for yourself! 1909 is a tribute to the Machado building, the location where the restaurant and bar now lives. Well before the 1909 burger was created, this structure has been home to a trading post, livery, auto shop and most notably a bar. During the 70’s, the Longbranch Saloon was known as the roughest place in town to get a drink. Locals often stop in and tell stories of brawls and shootings. In fact, several bullet holes are still in the ceiling. It is no wonder that 1909 continues to draw the crowds.

After debating on what to order from the menu, the top choices seemed to be the 1909 burger and bison burger. Both are top sellers and what they are known for. I chose the bison burger this time and I would drive from anywhere to eat that delicious treat again! While dining at 1909, don’t forget to try their large selection of craft beer, local wine and especially handcrafted cocktails. You can order off of their menu or give them a little direction and let the bartenders and mixologists create a unique one-of-akind drink that will wow your palette. The Cedar Smoked Old Fashioned seemed to be a crowd favorite and gives a great show while they make it. Adding to the many offerings that 1909 has is their brunch menu that is offered on Saturdays and Sundays, complete with bottomless mimosas made with fresh squeezed orange juice and a bloody mary cart that comes to your table. It doesn’t get better than that! For those who want to try something more unique, order the Carnivore bloody mary complete with chicken wings, bacon and a meat straw. Yes, a meat straw. Even the kid’s menu is a unique experience. The menu has vintage motorcycles to color and meals from kobe corn dogs to grilled chicken. And if you happen to have your four-legged children with you, even they can order from the dog menu and enjoy it on the front patio. 1909 is easy to find as well. It is at the major intersection of Front & Main, just down the street from the City Hall. Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 19


RESTAURANTS A. 1909 B. Baily's Restaurant C. E.A.T. Marketplace D. Mad Madeline's Grill E. Palumbo's Ristorante F. Public House G. Viva Vino Wine Bar & Tapas




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SHOPPING H. Belgium's Finest I. Gardner's Cottage J. Old Town Spice & Tea K. Sacred Soul Creations L. Temecula Olive Oil Co. M. Temecula Lavender Co. N. The Nifty Gift



repurposed and reopened in Old Town. Yet the area continually improves and re-imagines itself in new, contemporary ways. Mixed in with the historical facades, recently built structures reflect different architectural styles, lending an authentic and thoroughly individual spirit cultivated here for more than 150 years. Although Temecula now boasts a population close to 110,000 and nearly 3 million visitors each year, our heritage is not forgotten.


Although Old Town is the historic heart of Temecula Valley, the newly restored Vail Headquarters on Temecula Parkway gives history buffs another place to soak in our stagecoach-era heritage. Originally a trading post established by Louis and Ramona Wolf (Ramona was the Chugach heroine of the eponymous novel written in 1884 by Helen Hunt Jackson), the site would later become the headquarters of one of California’s largest cattle operations, owned by Walter Vail. The Vail Ranch was sold to developers in the 1960s. More than 40 years later, in 2016, Vail Headquarters reopened, thanks to the efforts of an active group of citizens who worked to restore and preserve many of the original buildings as a vital part of Temecula’s history. It now houses charming shops and cafes, a Tuesday morning farmers market, and an unmistakable air of days gone by.

Baily’s Restaurant and Nightclub 28699 Old Town Front St. | Temecula, CA 92590 | 951-676-9567 For 25 years, the Baily family has been providing high quality, moderately priced gourmet food to locals and visitors of the Temecula Valley and surrounding communities. From freshly baked buns, homemade pasta, high-quality steaks and seafood, to signature cocktails, draft beer and extensive menu, Baily’s has found a loyal following. Located on historic Old Town Front Street, Baily’s offers free live music on the first floor on Friday and Saturday evenings and is fun for the whole family. The second floor offers a more elegant setting, perfect for a get together with friends, family or a romantic dinner. After 10pm, adults over 21 years of age can enjoy dancing and revelry with two DJs, two dance floors and three bars. *Bottle service available. Several banquet spaces are available for parties of all sizes, with beautiful views of Old Town Front Street. Please visit for more details or call at (951) 676-9567. Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 21



Experience a Sensory Journey Through the Spices of the World

The first post office is established here, marking Temecula’s permanence and importance.

1867 - Over 350 fresh, high quality spices, herbs & blends - Wonderful assortment of loose-leaf teas - Unique spice racks, grinders, mortar & pestles - Fine sea salts from around the world - Beautiful gift boxes for all occasions

OPEN 7 DAYS | 41925 Fifth Street, #101 v Old Town Temecula v (951) 587-2223 Owned and Operated by Edy and Paul Palumbo



1882 The Temecula town site is established with the arrival of the railroad. The station is in what is now Old Town.

1915 The first paved two-lane road—Inland Highway—is built through Temecula Valley, running through Old Town.

m Voted best Italian Restaurant in the Temecula Valley


Lunch Specials Served Daily House Crafted Breads, Soups, Sauces, Ravioli, Gnocchi, Sausage, Meatballs & Much More Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11am to 9pm | Closed Mondays

41925 5th Street | Temecula, CA 92590 | (951)699-7925 |

Locally Grown And Produced Lavender Products For Bath, Body And Home Open daily at 10:00 till 6:pm and Friday and Saturday until 8pm.

28561 Old Town Front Street, Temecula CA 92590

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Louis and Ramona Wolf establish a trading post by Temecula Creek. After their deaths, the land was purchased by Walter Vail. By 1905 the site would grow to include more than 87,000 acres—one of California’s largest cattle operations.

Vail Ranch is sold to a consortium of developers who create a community called Rancho California.

1989 The city is incorporated and residents vote to retain the name of the original Native American village and railroad town site.




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PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO Voted the #1 casino in America by USA TODAY

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Rated a AAA Four Diamond resort since 2002, Pechanga Resort & Casino offers personalized guest service, luxury and an abundance of entertainment no matter how you define it. Pechanga offers 517 luxury guest rooms and suites, 11 exceptional restaurants, 24-hour gaming excitement, five themed bars and lounges plus a rooftop nightclub, championship golf course, tranquil spa, convention and special event space, and more. With door-to-door transportation available, Pechanga Resort & Casino offers an ideal headquarters to venture into the region’s burgeoning wine country and Temecula’s Old Town district. Soon, you’ll be able to experience Pechanga’s much expanded amenities. The resort’s $285 million expansion is set to be complete by December 2017.

Pechanga Resort & Casino 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. | Temecula, CA 92591 | 888-PECHANGA (732-4264) |

PECHANGA DINING Blazing Noodles Blends Coffee & Wine Bar Bamboo International Food Court Journey’s End at Pechanga Kelsey’s Bar & Grill Paisano’s Italian Pechanga Buffet Pechanga Café The Great Oak Steakhouse Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar

Where can you find all the action of Las Vegas and stay in a setting reminiscent of a European countryside? Pechanga Resort & Casino offers an entertainment lover’s paradise. Non-stop casino action await inside California’s largest and best casino. The hottest slots, video poker, table games, bingo and poker awaits visitors looking to return home big winners. Guests at Pechanga Resort & Casino find a large non-smoking area, 700-seat, state of the art bingo facility, 43-table, non-smoking poker room, 3,400 slots, and more than 140 table games. Big jackpots are awarded every day. Winner of the AAA Four Diamond Award every year since 2002 means visitors receive friendly, personalized service. People across Southern California and beyond know Pechanga Resort & Casino for its top-tier entertainment. A-list concerts happen every week inside the Pechanga Theater. Acts such as John Legend, Tony Bennett, Smokey Robinson, Diana Krall, Slash, Luis Miguel and so many more have graced the Pechanga stage. Guests can also see Broadway-style shows and ethnic superstars at Pechanga Theater performances. Live music and comedy are entertainment staples at Pechanga and all can be found inside the Comedy Club on the lower level.

Every night of the week offers something new —comedy, salsa dancing, old school R&B, top 40 and more. Nightlife abounds at Pechanga. Head to the top floor for the Eagle’s Nest nightclub with a DJ spinning the hottest tracks, or stop by any of the bars and lounges for hand-crafted cocktails, beer and wine. Many visitors come to Pechanga for the food alone. With 11 restaurants, the variety offers something for everyone. Fine dining to casual. Buffet to sports bar. The award-winning chefs at Pechanga leave diners coming back for more. Get ready for much more on the horizon, too. December 2017, Pechanga prepares to open its $285 million resort expansion. Guests will then find 568 additional rooms and suites, two new restaurants, a four-acre pool complex, a luxury, two story spa and an additional 70,000 sq. feet of meeting and event space. Guests can book that new space now.

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A hidden-gem wine region with tasting rooms ranging from modest to modern, with wines to please every palate

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Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is home to a community of winemakers, winery owners, farmers, chefs, retailers, tasting room staff and entrepreneurs who are inspired by the beauty and promise of the region. Every day, from grape to glass, they bring excitement, dedication, creativity and joy to their work, and readily share their passion with visitors. Get to know the people, the place and the story behind Temecula Valley for a truly memorable visit.

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Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country spans more than 33,000 acres—the largest viticultural area in Southern California—yet is one of the state’s best-kept secrets. First planted in 1968, the region is now home to more than 40 wineries, from boutique to large-production, rustic to modern. Its Mediterranean-like climate is marked by long, warm days moderated by the ocean breeze that blows through the Rainbow Gap, and cool nights. It's a grape grower’s (and vacationer’s!) dream. Temecula Valley Wine Country is that rare hidden-gem wine region—one of those places you’ll want to discover before anyone else does.

From Arneis to Zinfandel, a veritable A-Z of grapes are grown and vinified into dozens of varietal wines and blends from dry to dessert, sparkling to sweet. Temecula Valley wines reflect the hard work and passion of their creators, regularly receiving 90+ scores and earning more than 5,000 domestic and international awards to-date. Our tasting rooms are warm and welcoming, and many offer live music and other entertainment, as well as full (and delicious) food service—a feature unique to the region. Midweek is the perfect time to come, when tasting rooms are intimate, and the odds that you’ll find winemakers and winery owners behind the tasting bar are high. 28 I V i s i t Te m e c u l a Va l l e y. c o m

A spirit of celebration—of life, the harvest, the day—pervades Temecula Valley, and an inclusiveness that begs locals and visitors alike to clink glasses with your neighbor as you plan your next visit. The result is an emerging wine region that offers something surprising and delightful, and provides yet another reason to love Southern California. WINE TASTING 101 In Temecula Valley, we all agree that visiting wineries should be fun, educational and, most importantly, memorable. Here are some helpful hints to get the most from your wine-tasting experience:

Slip away for a day, a weekend or a week to get a taste of all the flavors Southern California’s largest wine region has to offer with two extraordinary winery resort dessnaaons to choose from, South Coast Winery Resort & Spa and Carter Estate Winery and Resort, you can indulge yourself in world-class wining and dining, a pampering spa and an unmatched lodging experience. Whether you are seeking advenure or a quiet getaway, you’ll find them tucked away in the Carter family vineyards of Temecula.

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Bring supplies: Before heading out, pack a cooler with water and snacks to keep you going during the day. It’s also the perfect place to stash the bottles you purchase so they don’t overheat! Taste like a pro: First visit to a winery? Remember the “Five S’s of Wine-tasting” and no one will ever know:

Old World Europe

Southern California Style!

Sight: Examine the clarity and color of the wine; it can tell you about the age, type and body of what’s in your glass. Swirl: Gently roll the wine around in your glass to bring out the aromas. Sniff: Bring the glass to your nose and breathe in. Try and identify the smells… and the experiences the bouquet brings to mind. Sip: Let the wine pass over your palate. Is it fruity? Sweet? Bitter? Fresh? Savor: A great wine leaves a lasting impression. Engage: Be adventurous and ask questions. Don’t know what to try? Describe the wines you typically enjoy and your server will be happy to suggest a pour that’s likely to please. Sample something you’ve never heard of before and you might just go home with a new favorite. Pace yourself: Don’t try to visit too many wineries in one day—you and your palate will be overwhelmed. Three to five wineries per day is a good benchmark. With more than 45 in our midst, it’s a good idea to plan to stay a few days! Relax, explore and have fun! A SPECIAL MEMENTO



Among the Vineyards


33475 La Serena Way, Temecula, CA 92591 TEL: 951.506.1818 | THE INN: 951.676.7047 Wedding Photo by Brett Charles Rose Photography

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The majority of Temecula Valley wineries make only a small quantity of each vintage—not enough for national distribution. So, you won’t often find our wines in grocery stores or wine shops; they’re mostly available to visitors via winery tasting rooms (or websites—shipping varies by state). That means, when you buy a bottle to take home, you’re bringing back something truly unique! Some airlines serving California will let you check up to a case of wine for free—research this perk before you go!

A LEGENDARY EXPERIENCE IN TEMECULA WINE COUNTRY Wilson Creek Winery is a family-owned winery in the heart of Temecula Wine Country known for its quality wines and warm hospitality. The winery features a welcoming tasting room, full-service restaurant with expansive patio, creekside picnic area, indoor and outdoor conference and event spaces, romantic wedding venue and exclusive retreat accommodations. The Wilson family has built an extended-family community around the sharing of wine, food and hospitality, turning visitors into friends.


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Enjoy the Best Wines and the Best Views at Mount Palomar Winery in Temecula 33820 Rancho California Rd. | Temecula 92591 | | 951.676.5047 Mount Palomar Winery is where you go when you’re looking for somewhere beautiful, both classic and classy, with a selection of award-winning wines. Mount Palomar Winery is one of the oldest and most respected wineries in the valley, founded by an Italian immigrant, John Poole, a wine lover and a risk taker who saw the possibilities of turning barren land in Temecula into amazing vineyards. Mount Palomar Winery has built on and improved his vision by pioneering wines and techniques in Temecula, planting the first Mediterranean varieties, including the first Sangiovese. This tradition of innovation is being carried on in the newly opened Annata Bistro and Bar, and in future plans to build a resort, amphitheater, and new private event venues. Past and present owners and the dedicated staff believe that wines should reflect a sense of harmony, presenting the taster with an array of sensations that are pleasing, yet complex. This is reflected in every one of our wines, including our Solera Cream Sherry, produced in the oldest outdoor Sherry Solera in the United States. You’ll find this dedication to quality not just in our wines, but in all of our services, as a winery, a restaurant, and the perfect backdrop for weddings and private events. Mount Palomar Winery encompasses romance and beauty, with views of surrounding mountains, picturesque sunsets, and walkways

lined with tall Italian Cyprus trees. The winery sits on 315 rolling acres, with 55 acres of vineyards, boasting 25 varietals. The décor and the exceptional service all come together to capture the essence of an enchanting day or evening. We host everything from birthday dinners to corporate events, up to 1,000 guests. Our outdoor venues are filled with statues, flowers, and green grass, and are perfect for wedding receptions, concerts, 5k runs, and parties of all kinds. For indoor events, you can enjoy the rustic charm of our barrel room, and host an evening surrounded by barrels of fine wine, aging until their time to shine. Make reservations at Annata Bistro and Bar and you can enjoy Mediterranean cuisine and craft cocktails, surrounded by floor to ceiling windows overlooking the valley. We believe a wedding venue should be just as special as the event itself, and be a beautiful reminder of the day you said “I DO” every time you come back for a visit. Our 5 star support staff will guide you easily through the process, starting with a personal tour and staying with you all the way through to the last dance. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed wine tasting experience, the perfect wedding venue, a friendly get-together, or the best birthday party you’ve ever thrown, come to Mount Palomar Winery for an unforgettable experience! Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 33

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“ A fusion of wine, art, music and food” 39990 Anza Road | Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 694-6699 |

At Lorimar Winery it is our mission to engage all of your senses with a blend of award-winning, handcrafted wines, an art gallery, live music, gourmet food and captivating views of the Temecula Valley. Our premium wines are approachable, with fruit forward styles that showcase our dedication to producing the best product from grape to glass. Our mobile kitchen, Pairings, is open Friday through Sunday offering delicious food that is perfectly paired with our wines. We offer live entertainment from local musicians every Friday, Saturday and Sunday creating the perfect atmosphere for a fun evening. With 22 acres of lush estate vines surrounded by fragrant orange groves, our Tuscan-style winery also makes us the perfect place to host your wedding or event! We always strive to create a memorable and unique experience, and to contribute to life’s most special moments. Lorimar Vineyards and Winery is open Sunday to Thursday 11am-5pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-9pm.

Winery Open Daily 10:30am to 6pm Meritage at Callaway Open Daily Lunch ~ Monday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm Dinner ~ Friday to Sunday, 11am to 8pm Seasonal hours, subject to change.

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Midweek: If you’re looking for a more intimate experience, mid-week is the best time to explore Temecula Valley Wine Country. The pace is leisurely and the odds of meeting the winemaker, being treated to a barrel sample or a enjoying a private winery tour run high.

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September: California, the largest wine-producing state in the union, has declared September as Wine Month, and here in Temecula Valley, we celebrate the occasion all month long! Our annual CRUSH event takes place mid-month, offering a chance to sip and savor the wines and foods of the region all in one night. Visit www. for details. Annual Barrel Tasting: The last weekend of January, enjoy a self-guided taste and tour of Temecula Valley Wine Country as part of the region’s annual Barrel Tasting. Guests will be treated to samples of newly vinified wines, straight from the barrel and tank, as well as new releases, current vintages and delicious food samplings offered at each of the winery stops. Purchase tickets in advance through All the Days in Between! Take advantage of countless special events, promotions and educational tastings going on throughout Wine Country all year long. Snag a value SIP Temecula tasting passport through www. and head out to participating wineries on less-crowded weekdays. Enjoy jazz, blues, acoustic, country or R&B with your wine as you sip under the stars at one of the many wineries offering live music. Whether you’re packing a picnic, your pooch, your precious little ones, or all three, Temecula Valley can deliver the ideal tasting experience any time of year.

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WHEN TO VISIT Harvest: Some call it the most magical time of the year, while others consider it the culmination of months of labor. Whichever way you view it, harvest season is the perfect time to visit Temecula Valley. Harvest can begin as early as July, and end as late as October or November. Depending on your timing, you can see the grapevines heavy with ripe fruit, watch vineyard crews picking among the rows, and smell the fermenting juice in the air! Wineries are literally buzzing with excitement and anticipation all season long.


WINERIES Avensole Winery 34567 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 252-2003 Baily Vineyard & Winery 33440 La Serena Way Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 676-9463 Bel Vino Winery 33515 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 676-6414 Briar Rose Winery 41720 Calle Cabrillo Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 308-1098 Callaway Vineyard & Winery 32720 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 676-4001 Carter Estate Winery & Resort 34450 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (844) 851-2138 Chapin Family Vineyards 36084 Summitville St Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 506-2935 Cougar Winery 39870 De Portola Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 491-0825 Curry Vineyards 41946 5th St. Temecula, CA 92590 (909) 821-1282 Danza del Sol Winery 39050 De Portola Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 302-6363 Doffo Winery 36083 Summitville St. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 676-6989 Emerald Creek Winery 38642 Hwy. 79 South Warner Springs, CA 92086 (951) 767-1391 38 I V i s i t Te m e c u l a Va l l e y. c o m


Europa Village 33475 La Serena Way Temecula, CA 92591 (888) 383-8767 Falkner Winery 40620 Calle Contento Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 676-8231 Fazeli Cellars Tasting Room 41955 Fourth St. Suite 101 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 695-9100 Fazeli Cellars Winery 37320 De Portola Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 303-3366 Foot Path Winery 36650 Glen Oaks Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 265-9951 Frangipani Estate Winery 39750 De Portola Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 699-8845 Gershon Bachus Vintners 37750 De Portola Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (877) 458-8428 Hart Family Winery 41300 Avenida Biona Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 676-6300 Inn at Churon Winery 33233 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 694-9070

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WINERIES Keyways Vineyard & Winery 37338 De Portola Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 302-7888 Leoness Cellars 38311 De Portola Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 302-7601 Longshadow Ranch Winery 39847 Calle Contento Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 587-6221 Lorenzi Estate Vineyards and Winery 36095 Monte de Oro Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 506-1300

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Masia de la Vinya Winery 39788 Camino Arroyo Seco Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 303-3860 Maurice Car’rie Winery 34225 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 676-1711 Miramonte Winery 33410 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 506-5500 Monte De Oro Winery 35820 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 491-6551 Mount Palomar Winery 33820 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (800) 854-5177 Oak Mountain Winery 36522 Via Verde Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 699-9102

Robert Renzoni Vineyards & Winery 37350 De Portola Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 302-8466 South Coast Winery Resort & Spa 34843 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 566-4622 Thornton Winery 32575 Rancho California Temecula, CA 92589 (951) 699-0099

Vindemia Vineyards & Estate Winery 33133 Vista Del Monte Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 760-9334 Wiens Family Cellars 35055 Via Del Ponte Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 694-9892 Wilson Creek Winery 35960 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 699-9463

Voted Best Restaurant & Best Splurge Restaurant Award Winning Wines & Methode Champenoise Tasting Room * Wine Club * Wedding * Corporate Events Champagne Jazz Concerts 32575 Rancho California Road * Temecula * 92591 • * (951) 699-0099

“One of the premier wineries in Temecula” 40620 Calle Contento | Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 676-8231 |

Falkner Winery is one of the premier wineries in beautiful Temecula Valley. It is the painstaking effort of its owners, Ray and Loretta Falkner, who purchased the winery in June of 2000. The Falkner’s have created an environment with great wines, fun atmosphere, an award-winning Pinnacle Restaurant, spectacular mountain top vistas, yard games and tournaments with specialty tacos on Sundays, and entertaining and educational tours. The winery also specializes in elegantly catered parties and romantic wedding receptions. Falkner Winery has gained the reputation for high-quality, award-winning wines with over 80% of their wines winning Gold or Silver Medals in wine competitions. Some of their most popular wines include their Super Tuscan Style Amante (Wine Enthusiast 90 rating), their wonderful Syrah (Wine Enthusiast 92 rating), their Bordeaux Style Meritage, their aromatic and tasty Viognier, and their Estate Grown Sauvignon Blanc. Adding to their already fun environment, Falkner Winery created a Crush Club segment to their list of wine clubs. This club offers easy drinking wines with a touch of sweetness such as their Red Luscious Lips®, White Luscious Lips®, Irresistible Rosato, and Risqué Riesling. The winery also offers a monthly Wine Appreciation Class and private VIP tours and tastings. The winery offers wine tastings every day from 10am to 5pm and the Pinnacle Restaurant is open 11:30am to 3:30pm. For reservations or additional information visit their website at, call 951-676-8231, or email Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 41


Palumbo Family Vineyard & Winery 40150 Barksdale Circle Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 676-7900 Peltzer Farm & Winery 40275 Calle Contento Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 888-2008 Ponte Family Estate Winery 35053 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 694-8855

BREWERIES An emerging beer scene with medal-winning brews gaining fans and fame far and wide

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Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country may be known for its awardwinning wines. But with a growing number of highquality craft breweries hitting the hops on the west side of town, a distinct Temecula Valley ale trail is taking shape. Like our wineries, Temecula Valley breweries are making a name for themselves in prestigious competitions and on carefully curated beer lists around the country.

BREWERIES 8 Bit Brewing 26755 Jefferson Ave., Suite F Murrieta, CA 92562 (951) 677-2322

Brewery tours are available through several transportation companies: A Vineyard Tour of Temecula, Aall In Limos & Party Bus, Antique Pink Cadillac, Brewens Infinity Experience, Executive VIP Shuttle, Sunset Limousine & Transportation, and Viva Limousine.



Sample local IPAs, stouts, lagers, pilsners and more at brewery-based tasting rooms. Or drink local at the many Temecula Valley restaurants— including those at wineries­—with hometown pours on tap.

Aftershock Brewery 28822 Old Town Front St. #108 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 972-2256 Ballast Point 28551 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 676-5544 Black Market Brewing Co. 41740 Enterprise Circle N. #109 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 296-5039 Garage Brewing Company 29095 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 587-2537 Ironfire Brewing 42095 Zevo Dr. #1 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 296-1397 Karl Strauss Brewing Company 40868 Winchester Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 225-7960 Refuge Brewery 43040 Rancho Way Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 506-0609


43040 Rancho Way Temecula, CA

Relentless Brewing 42030 Avenida Alvarado, Suite F Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 296-9400 Wiens Brewing 27941 Diaz Rd., Suite A Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 553-7111

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TOURS & TRANSPORTATION Expert guides and reliable drivers to show visitors the sights

TRANSPORTATION Aall In Limos (858) 336-1894

When you come to Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country, leave the driving to a knowledgeable, reliable driver! A variety of companies transport groups and individual travelers to, from and within Temecula Valley—and can give you a great education about the region along the way. Going wine- or beer-tasting? Tour Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country via mini-coach, shuttle, limousine, trolley, antique car, horse44 I V i s i t Te m e c u l a Va l l e y. c o m

drawn carriage and other fun modes of transportation. Wine tours typically include three to four winery stops and lunch. And expert drivers pick you up at your hotel and return you safely back. Whether you need a ride to one of Temecula Valley’s amazing attractions or a guided tour of wineries, breweries or even our championship golf courses, rely on our local transportation companies to get you and your party there in comfort… and with the insight of a great guide.

Antique Pink Cadillac (619) 709-8071 Destination Temecula (951) 695-1232 Executive VIP Shuttle (951) 304-0412 Grapeline Wine Tours (951) 693-5755

Pilot Limousine Service (951) 687-1255 Riverside Air Service (951) 321-0091 Stryder Transportation (951) 693-0242 Sunrider Wine Tours (951) 551-1516 Sunset Limousine & Transportation (951) 440-3303 Temecula Carriage Co. (858) 205-9161 Temecula Winery Transportation (951) 972-0135 Vineyard Coast Transportation (951) 303-4923 Viva Limousine (951) 595-4555




Your Chariot Awaits

he Temecula Carriage Company offers unique horse drawn tours to many of the local wineries. Relax and connect with that special

someone as you leisurely travel a scenic trail at an old time pace. Enjoy a picnic and a bottle of wine on your very own private horse drawn carriage or go wine tasting with a group on the classic horse drawn trolley.

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DINING A food-lover’s find

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Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country offers a wealth of dining options. Whether your tastes lean toward California fresh, hale and hearty, or ethnic and adventurous, you’ll find the perfect plate here. Talented chefs across Temecula Valley are cooking up something special for locals and visitors alike. Take your seat at outdoor cafes, winery restaurants and finedining establishments and see why Temecula Valley is on the radar for Southern California’s culinary adventurers.


OLD TOWN In our downtown foodie district graze at gastropubs, stroll along sidewalk cafes, or tuck in your napkin at white-linen establishments. Artisanal foods and local farm-totable menus are available at many of the restaurants in Old Town, along with a side of the area’s vibrant bustling energy. WINE COUNTRY Select from flavorful bistros to demonstration cooking classes to wine-pairing dinners, all with the breathtaking views and colorful sunsets above the vineyards. Suggested wine pairings are standard fare at winery restaurants. Wine country restaurants are most commonly open for lunch, so do call ahead for specific hours. On weekends, reservations are recommended where possible. PECHANGA Pechanga Resort & Casino offers an astounding array of diverse, authentic cuisine at its 11 eateries. Choose from its AAA Four Diamond-awarded steakhouse, super-fresh sushi bar, regional Italian ristorante, panAsian noodle house, a golf clubhouse with indoor and outdoor dining, mood-lit modern sports bar and more. AROUND TOWN Find national and regional favorites, as well as family-owned eateries around town, only minutes from hotels, shopping and wineries. Whatever you crave, you’re sure to find it in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country.



There’s something to tantalize every palate at Pechanga Resort & Casino. With 11 delectable dining options, including four finedining restaurants, you can indulge in vibrant new flavors every time you visit. American, Italian, Asian, and a café that caters to your tastes around the clock.







Bahama Bucks Temecula 32475 Temecula Pkwy., Suite 104 Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 303-3360



Annie’s Cafe 27313 Jefferson Ave. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 296-0107



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DINING Bahama Bucks Temecula-North 41269 Margarita Rd. #C105 Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 296-5252 Baily’s Old Town Temecula 28699 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 676-9567 Bamboo at Pechanga Resort & Casino 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 770-2969 Bangkok Chef Restaurant 27451 Jefferson Ave. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 676-6768 Bel Vino Bistro 33515 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 676-6414 Blazing Noodles at Pechanga Resort & Casino 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (877) 770-8503

Café Champagne at Thornton Winery 32575 Rancho California Temecula, CA 92589 (951) 699-0088

Great Harvest Bread Company 31795 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 676-0550

California Pizza Kitchen 40820 Winchester Rd., #1000 Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 296-0575 the-promenade-in-temecula

Great Oak Steak House at Pechanga Resort & Casino 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 770-8507

Carol’s Restaurant at Baily Winery 33440 La Serena Way Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 676-9243

Heart of the House Restaurant & Lounge 27525 Ynez Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 506-5002

Cork | Fire Kitchen at Temecula Creek Inn 44501 Rainbow Canyon Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (888) 853-1580

Journey’s End at Pechanga Resort & Casino 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 770-8208

Creekside Grille at Wilson Creek Winery 35960 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 693-9463 Crush & Brew 28544 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 693-4567

Bluewater Grill 26700 Ynez Ct. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 308-2722

E.A.T. Marketplace 28410 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 694-3663

Bouquet at Ponte Vineyard Inn 35053 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 676-7898

Garage Brewing Company 29095 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 587-2537

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Kelsey’s at Pechanga Resort & Casino 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 770-8399 Lazy Dog Café 40754 Winchester Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 719-1884 Lienzo Charro Grill 29000 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 699-2500 Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ 40748 Winchester Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 719-7427 temecula

Luna Grill 40756 Winchester Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 296-0605 Mad Madelines Grill 28495 Old Town Front St. #A Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 699-3776 Mama Rosa’s Trattoria at Robert Renzoni Vineyards & Winery 37350 De Portola Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 302-8466 Meritage at Callaway Winery 32720 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 587-8889 Monte de Oro Bistro at Monte de Oro Winery 35820 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 491-6551 Old Town Sweet Shop 28545 Old Town Front St. #101 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 693-1919 Paisano’s at Pechanga Resort & Casino 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 770-8506 Palumbos Ristorante 41925 5th St. #102 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 699-7925



Come taste what we’re famous for - pristine quality, sustainably caught seafood prepared classically or with a modern twist. Centrally located in the heart of wine country, we feature delicious local wines and no corkage on the first two bottles.


seafood in wine country DINING

Pechanga Buffet 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 770-8505 Pechanga Cafe 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 770-8502 PF Chang's 40762 Winchester Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 296-6700 california/9862-temecula Public House 41971 Main St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 676-7305 Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 40820 Winchester Rd. # 1070 Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 296-1667

come in, get hooked 26700 ynez court tel 951 308 2722

Sangio’s Deli at Cougar Vineyard & Winery 39870 De Portola Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 491-0825

The Bank Mexican Restaurant & Bar 28645 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 676-6160

Siam Thai Food 26490 Ynez Rd., Suite B Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 699-0206

The Broken Yolk Café Temecula 26495 Ynez Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (855) 229-9655

Sushi Boat 40820 Winchester Rd. #1020 Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 719-2991

The Cellar Lounge at Ponte Vineyard Inn 35053 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 252-1770

Temptations International Food Court at Pechanga Resort & Casino 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 770-8348 Texas Lil’s Mesquite Grill 28495 Old Town Front Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 699-5457

The Gambling Cowboy 42072 5th St., 3rd floor Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 699-2895 The Pinnacle Restaurant at Falkner Winery 40620 Calle Contento Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 676-8231

The Restaurant at Leoness 38311 De Portola Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 302-7601 The Restaurant at Ponte Winery 35053 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 252-1770 The Vineyard Rose Restaurant at South Coast Winery 34843 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 587-9463 Trattoria Toscana 26485 Ynez Rd. Suite N Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 296-2066 Umi at Pechanga Resort & Casino 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 770-8504 Yard House 40770 Winchester Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 296-3116 Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 49

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT A region alive with theater, public art, live music and art festivals year-round

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The creative culture of Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is on display year-round. Live music is a given at most wineries in the summertime, and Old Town Temecula practically hums with performances all year, from theater to symphony, honkytonk to rhythm and blues. Pechanga Resort & Casino boasts a performance space— and acts—second to none in our valley. Around town, too, works of public art and festivals celebrate the arts. Check our calendar to see what’s on offer when you visit!

OLD TOWN The indigenous Luiseño Indians were known for their basket-making. A fountain in front of City Hall commemorates our heritage, emulating a basket in the Luiseño tradition. “The Emigrant Trail” mosaic art, “History of Temecula” mural, and the Old Town arches also provide visual cues to our cultural roots. Festivals celebrating fine and domestic arts and crafts line the streets throughout the year. And live performances of theater, symphony and modern music round out the culture of our downtown district.



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wine country offers entertainment well beyond wine-tasting. Consider taking a wine, cooking or even painting class in the barrel room or vines. And don’t miss world-class jazz, rising-star country acts, rock, R&B and more, playing in winery tasting rooms and on spacious patios.

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PECHANGA RESORT & CASINO Pechanga houses beautiful Luiseño sculptures and ancient artifacts, celebrating the tribe’s heritage—see them on display throughout the property. While you’re there, check out the awesome entertainment offered at the Pechanga Theater, comedy club and cabaret.

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AROUND TOWN Ponder public art while feeding turtles and ducks at the Duck Pond located just east of I-15 on Rancho California Road. View the “Singing in the Rain” sculpture, a gift from Denmark; “Letters Home” memorial, commemorating soldiers’ missives from frontlines throughout time; and a Japanese garden. Across town, the Ronald Regan Sports Park hosts a life-size statue of former president Ronald Regan. Catch family movies in the park here in summertime.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Reality Rally San Diego Zoo Safari Park 15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd. Escondido, CA 92027 (619) 231-1515 Shakespeare in the Vines (951) 377-2268 Temecula Stampede 28721 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 695-1761 Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival (951) 676-6713 Temecula Valley Museum 28314 Mercedes St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 694-6450 Temecula Valley Symphony & Chorus (951) 587-1536 Vail Lake Resort 38000 Hwy. 79 South Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 303-0173

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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE A year-round destination for anything outdoors

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Take advantage of our sunny skies, and get outside and explore the breathtaking views and scenic beauty of Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country. Whether you’re checking an adventure off your bucket list, having a romantic getaway, or just living life to its fullest, Temecula Valley has many outdoor activities to choose from, most available year-round.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE “Go Wine Tasting with Old Fashioned Horse Power!” (858) 205-9161 |

Tucked behind the orange groves, nestled in the heart of wine country is a family owned and operated business called the Temecula Carriage Company. With their well loved herd of horses, the Temecula Carriage Company offers private romantic horse drawn carriage rides through the vineyards. Each carriage is outfitted with a wicker picnic basket which can include a bottle of wine and a picnic of meats, cheeses, crackers, chocolates and olives. Parasols and flannel blankets are also onboard the carriages and within reach of the riders. Snuggle with your loved one as you listen to the clip clop of the horse’s hooves. Group wine tasting tours are also available on the classic horse drawn trolley. Sit back and enjoy the countryside as the horses pull you along at a relaxing old time pace. On this group tour, 4 wineries will be visited throughout the day. Dine at the restaurants, shop at the gift shops, relax in the gardens and of course, wine taste.

HOT AIR BALLOONING A trip to Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country isn’t complete without a hot air balloon flight over the vineyards at sunrise. Balloon rides are available year-round, weather permitting at sunrise only, due to afternoon and early evening winds. And our annual Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival is the largest ballooning event in California, celebrating this most majestic means of air transport. HIKING Numerous hiking trails provide ample opportunity for novices and expert hikers and trail runners alike. The Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve is located in the Santa Ana Mountains above Temecula Valley. Its 9,000 acres are filled with Engelmann oak woodlands, riparian wetlands, coastal sage scrub, chaparral, bunchgrass prairie, and vernal pools, as well as more than 200 species of native birds and 49 endangered, threatened or rare animal and plant species. Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 55


An especially popular day-hike destination at the Reserve is the Moreno and Machado Adobes. Other popular trails can be found at Lake Skinner and Vail Lake. BIKING Bike trails, whether for casual exploring or serious mountain biking, are available in Temecula Valley. If you didn’t bring your bike, rentals are available! Mountain bike trails can be found at the Santa Rosa Plateau, and serious cyclists love the hills throughout wine country. Old Town Temecula is bike-friendly and a great stop for a picnic. HORSEBACK RIDING Wine country trails are perfect for horseback riding, or venture up to Vail 56 I V i s i t Te m e c u l a Va l l e y. c o m

Lake for breathtaking views of the valley. Bring your own horses and know they’ll be well cared for at Galway Downs, Green Acres or any of our many local stables, or take lessons or book a trail ride there, as well. FISHING & BOATING Launch a boat and throw out your line at Lake Skinner or Vail Lake. You will need a fishing license, so be sure to research requirements before you go. ICE SKATING Yep, you read that right! In December, during Temecula Chilled, an outdoor ice rink takes center stage at City Hall. Practice your pirouettes or grab a glider and enjoy our mild, sunny winter weather on ice.


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OTHER AGRICULTURE IN TEMECULA VALLEY Temecula Valley’s most widely planted crop may be wine grapes, but it has always been an agricultural haven for ranchers, growers and artisanal producers. A wide array of family-owned farms dot our expansive landscape, producing fruits and vegetables, meat and dairy, and specialty crops like lavender and olives. Come taste, learn and explore! Temecula Olive Oil Company Visit the storefront in Old Town Temecula then book a tour to see the company’s own 26-acre olive grove, where you can also enjoy a grilled lunch. To reserve, call (866) 654-8396. Temecula Lavender Company On select summer dates, stroll this family-farmed one-acre lavender field, farmstand and merlot vineyard alongside the Santa Gertrudis Creek in Wine Country. Call (951) 676-1931 or stop in the company’s Old Town boutique to book a visit. Farmers Markets California-certified farmers offer everything from fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs,

fresh-cut flowers, honey, plants and more, and they offer their homegrown goodness at three farmers markets each week, typically from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m: • Tuesdays at Vail Headquarters • Wednesdays at Promenade Temecula (outside JCPenney) • Saturdays on the south end of Old Town Temecula Peltzer Farms This family farm opens its gates for pumpkin picking, a petting zoo, an antique tractor collection, and family-fun activities in September and October. Big Horse Feed Also open in September and October, an 11-acre corn maze—Southern California’s largest—delights children and adults alike. You can also choose freshly picked pumpkins, watch pig races and more fun farm activities with your family. Group Farm Tours A variety of local farms welcome groups of 10 or more. Phone our Visitor Center at (888) 363-2852 to learn more. Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 57


OUTDOOR ADVENTURE AERO SPORTS A Balloon Adventure & Wine Tour by Magical Adventures (866) 365-6987 A Balloon Adventure by California Dreamin' (800) 373-3359 A Grape Escape Balloon Adventure (951) 699-9987 Sky’s The Limit Ballooning Adventures (760) 602-0295 OUTDOOR RECREATION Lake Hemet 56570 Hwy. 74 Mountain Center, CA 92561 (951) 659-2680 Urban Adventure Quest / Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure-Temecula (805) 603-5620 EQUESTRIAN Galway Downs Equestrian Center 38801 Los Corralitos Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 303-0405

60-75 minute sunrise balloon flights over the Temecula Valley. Champagne, orange juice, continental breakfast included.

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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE Green Acres Ranch 35750 De Portola Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 302-6045 Temecula Carriage Co. (858) 205-9161

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• Basket Doors for a walk on/off experience • Premium local champagne and/or juice toast • Breakfast at the elegant South Coast Winery • Two for one wine tasting at several local wineries • Free pictures and commemorative flight certificate • Private flights, shared rides, theme rides and large groups - balloons for all sizes • Chocolate samples from Sugarplum Chocolate Shoppe • Private tour of the Hug-a-duck Petting Zoo Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 59


Relaxation in all its many forms

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During your stay in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country, take time to unwind.

GrapeSeed Spa at South Coast Winery Resort 34843 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 587-9463 Murrieta Day Spa 41885 Ivy St. Murrieta, CA 92562 (951) 677-8111

Relax with a glass of wine and a solo or couple’s massage at one of our fabulous full-service spas. Find your bliss in yoga classes at in-town studios, or between the vines (with a glass of wine beside your mat) at select wineries. Get a facial, body wrap or other rejuvenating treatment (some

using Wine Country-appropriate grapeseed products). Opt for a professional manicure or pedicure. Or dip into zen-inspiring facilities like saunas, mineral pools, steam rooms and more, conveniently located throughout Temecula Valley. Call ahead so there’s no stress at check-in!

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SHOPPING Wine and epicurean products, locally made crafts, antiques and national brands

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When you visit Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country, pack light— you’re sure to find a wealth of treasures to take home!




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Wine Country tasting rooms sell wine, of course, and often stock carefully curated, craft-made items, too. Promenade Temecula is home to national brands you know and love. The unique shops of Old Town Temecula offer antiques, artisanal epicurean goods, ladies fashion, locally made crafts and more. And alongside the fruits and vegetables sold at the California-Certified Farmers Markets around town, you can find packable food items from Temecula Valley, such as nuts and brittles; honey, jelly and jam; soaps and lotions, and more.

RETAIL Assistance League of Temecula 28720 Via Montezuma Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 694-8018 temecula-valley Big Horse Feed & Mercantile 33320 Temecula Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 676-2544 Elias Shoes 25125 Madison Ave. #107 Murrieta, CA 92562 (951) 600-8276 Granny’s Attic & Antiques 28450 Felix Valdez Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 699-9449

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Lake Elsinore Outlets 17600 Collier Ave. Lake Elsinore, CA 92530 (951) 245-0087

Promenade Temecula 40820 Winchester Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 296-0979

Old Town Spice & Tea Merchants 41925 5th St. #101 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 587-2223

Sacred Soul Creations 42030 Main St. #C Temecula, CA 92590 (909) 227-7450

Top Dollar Gold Exchange 42030 Main St. Temecula, CA 92590 (800) 951-1774

Temecula Lavender Co. 28561 Old Town Front St Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 676-1931

Vail Headquarters 32115 Temecula Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 395-0160

Temecula Olive Oil Company 28653 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 693-0607

Visit Temecula Valley 28690 Mercedes St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 491-6085

Old Town Sweet Shop 28545 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 693-1919 Pennypickle's Workshop Temecula Children’s Museum 42081 Main St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 308-6376

The Gardener’s Cottage 28465 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 699-7777

The Nifty Gift 28480 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 699-3333

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Acres and acres of rolling green devoted to the sport

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Play golf? Then bring your clubs to Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country!


Tee up under age-old trees and alongside naturally occurring streams and creeks, challenge yourself with elevation changes, and savor the expansive views beyond the green. Two Temecula Valley courses were designed by the legendary Arthur Hills, and all are open to the public and offer a satisfying round for any skill level, any time of year. Temecula Creek Inn

Experience YOUR journey at the AAA Four Diamond Pechanga Resort & Casino. Named one of the Best Courses You Can Play, Journey rises above the rest offering majestic views and challenges players of every level. After golf, enjoy Pechanga’s other world-class resort amenities – casino, spa, fine-dining, concerts, nightlife and more. For golf/hotel packages, visit, or call 1-888-PECHANGA.










LEGENDARY DESIGN Cross Creek Golf Club, designed by golf legend Arthur Hills, boasts groves of mature oaks and sycamores, rippling creeks and stunning panoramic views. Journey at Pechanga Resort & Casino was also designed by Hills. “The grandeur of panoramic vistas, rock outcroppings, stately old oak trees and the mountain edging one side of the course,” Hills says, “became a tapestry on which to weave the strategic aspects of the game of golf in order to evoke the spirit of competition.”




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CrossCreek Golf Club

NATURAL BEAUTY The Legends Golf Club in the heart of Temecula offers 18 holes, five lakes, a number of doglegs, rolling greens and stroke-stealing bunkers. Temecula Creek Inn’s 27-hole championship golf course comprises more than 300 acres of natural beauty, dramatic elevation changes and majestic mountain views. These and other regional courses provide ample opportunity to bring your A-game when visiting Temecula Valley.

the day you’d like to play to ensure your timing and logistics work. (Tip: check for tee times, etc.)

GOLF TRAVEL TIPS Whether you’ve traveled to Temecula Valley to play our award-winning courses or you’re a golfer who just happens to be looking for a few rounds while you’re in town, how do you ensure you can find and play the course that’s right for you? Here are some quick tips for achieving the perfect par.

Give yourself time Arrive at your chosen course with extra time to orient yourself. Get there early enough to perhaps have breakfast or a light lunch at the course, browse the pro shop and clubhouse. Some courses have memorabilia that recall great moments on the course you can strive to re-create!

Map your itinerary Check the proximity of the courses to where you’re staying or where you’ll be

Get a feel for the green Rather than heading straight for the first hole, spend some time at the range and putting greens. Try to get a feel for the speed and contour of the green so you feel more at home when you tee off.

Reserve in advance Book a tee time so you’re sure to be able to play when and where you want to. If you’re thinking of a meal before or after your game, you might want to reserve a table in the restaurant in advance, too.

Take stock of the scorecard Study the scorecard before your first swing to get an idea of the course layout. The card provides several tips, including where water and other hazards lie.

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A little mental preparation and a few practice putts go a long way toward making the challenge of an unfamiliar course a lot more enjoyable. And don’t forget to keep your scorecard (or great gift from the pro shop) as a memento of your trip!

GOLF Cross Creek Golf Club 43860 Glen Meadows Rd. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 506-3402 Journey at Pechanga Resort & Casino 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 770-8210 Pala Mesa Resort Golf 2001 Old Hwy. 395 Fallbrook, CA 92028 (800) 722-4700 Redhawk Golf Club 45100 Redhawk Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 302-3850 Temecula Creek Inn Golf Club 44501 Rainbow Canyon Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (888) 974-4326 Temecula Golf Trail (951) 302-5222 The Legends Golf Club 41687 Temeku Dr. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 694-9998 Valley Junior Golf Association (951) 206-5502


CrossCreek Golf Club 43860 Glen Meadows Road | Temecula, CA 92590 | 951-506-3402 | The stunning beauty of the Temecula Valley and the legendary design work of Arthur Hills have come together at CrossCreek Golf Club. The result is a pristine Southern California course where great golf is played in a secluded natural environment. Groves of age-old oak and sycamore trees and rippling creeks provide intriguing scenery, which meshes with Hills’ challenging layout to create a haven for exceptional golf. The natural hazards demand careful shot-making. The course features firm, hard to hold fairways, rough-edged bunkers that are difficult to escape, and firm, fast greens that slope away for tricky putts. The par 71 layout runs 6,853 yards from the championship tees, combining length with the array of natural hazards. There are three shorter tee positions that make the course accessible to all levels of player. CrossCreek is open for daily play at affordable rates and offers attractive membership packages for singles and families. They also offer Resident Card and Senior Card programs with outstanding benefits and discounts for local area residents and seniors over 60.

This course is a popular choice for golf outings, providing large and small groups with all the amenities they need. CrossCreek provides groups with a world class golf experience and an attitude of service to back it up. Whether it be a civic event for 100-plus golfers or a small group outing for friends, they provide the finest course and facilities

for their clientele. Their large facility includes a 300-yard driving range and putting green, a golf shop with a full range of equipment and golf gear and a spacious clubhouse with the CrossCreek Grille, where groups can enjoy a delicious post-golf game meal.

As well, CrossCreek Golf Club offers a great venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions. With one-of-a-kind photography locations and a fully trained event staff, CrossCreek ensure brides and grooms enjoy a wedding day filled with everything they dreamed of. The golf course creates a classy and serene setting that will be unforgettable for them as well as their guests. Designed to be the ultimate in casually elegant weddings, CrossCreek can accommodate both intimate and large outdoor weddings and receptions at the most reasonable of prices. CrossCreek’s own online tee-time booking engine makes securing tee times fast and easy. By going through the course’s website, www., they offer golfers the lowest rate anywhere with no processing fees. Conveniently located only 5 minutes from I-15, there are no homes, no freeways and no noise to disrupt the serenity of your play. CrossCreek Golf Club is truly one of the finest public layouts in Southern California and a joy to play. Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 69

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When visiting a wine region, activities for kids might seem too much to hope for. But never fear—Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country delivers fun for even the youngest travelers in your group. Take the kids to our award-winning children’s museum. Pack finger foods for picnics at wineries and parks. Indulge your sweet tooth—and theirs—with treats from local sweet shops.


KID-FRIENDLY HIGHLIGHTS Old Town Temecula – For homemade fun or retro candies, don’t miss Old Town Sweet Shop. Head upstairs at Temecula Valley Museum for historic displays for kids. Pennypickle’s Workshop: Temecula Children’s Museum has won many awards for its super-fun science-based approach to expanding young minds. (You’ll love it as much as your kids do!)

SEASONAL FAMILY ACTIVITIES Temecula Valley Fair – In March, carnival games and rides, pig races, fair food and more delight locals and visitors alike.

Wine Country – Wilson Creek Winery invites families to picnic on their lawn while the kids enjoy the adjacent playground. The patio restaurant and bocce ball court will satisfy young ones, as well. Keep an eye out for Molly Merlot, their resident pig; she loves to say hello. Other wineries offer picnicking, too—call ahead before you pack your cooler.

Harvest Fun – October brings family fun, agricultural-style. Pick pumpkins, take a hay ride and pet friendly farm animals at Peltzer Farms, where a brand-new winery invites parents to unwind, as well. Across town, at Big Horse Feed, get lost in SoCal’s largest corn maze and enjoy the pumpkin patch, pony and hay rides, corn cannon, face painting, pumpkin bowling, pig races and more.

Family-friendly Dining - Enjoy lunch or dinner at one of Old Town Temecula’s casual restaurants, like Mad Madeline’s Grill, The Bank Mexican Restaurant (tip: sit in the vault) or Rosa’s Cantina. Around town, look for family-friendly restaurants like Corner Bakery Café, Annie’s Café or The Broken Yolk Café.

Temecula Chilled – For the whole month of December, Temecula Valley celebrates the holidays with special “chilled” menu items, outdoor decorations and light displays, ice skating and other yuletide entertainment. Don’t miss Pennypickle’s Workshop’s Winter Wonderland in mid-December, when Santa Claus and real snow bring the season to life for the whole family.

Movies (and theater) in the Park – Every summer, bring a blanket and picnic dinner for family films in parks throughout the city. Or take young thespians for Shakespeare in the Vines at Baily Winery, with outdoor performances from summer into fall.

A VACATION FOR EVERYONE Temecula Valley is within an easy drive of some of the places most kids only dream about visiting. Stay here among the vineyards and make excursions to Disneyland (67 miles), Hollywood (91 miles), Legoland (37 miles), the beautiful beaches of the Pacific Ocean (30 miles) and the San Diego Zoo (57 miles) and Safari Park (36 miles), and Seaworld (60 miles). Make centrally located Temecula Valley the hub of your family vacation and give everyone in your family—from the wine-lovers to the mouseketeers—a vacation to remember!

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LODGING National-brand hotels, resorts, B&Bs and vacation rentals for every budget 72 I V i s i t Te m e c u l a Va l l e y. c o m

Lodgings are conveniently located throughout Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country. Choose one of the many nationally loved hotel brands conveniently located off Interstate 15, in or near Old Town Temecula. Reserve a well-appointed room at the grand AAA Four Diamond-rated Pechanga Resort & Casino or gracious golf resort, Temecula Creek Inn, nearby. Or stay among the vineyards at any of the highly rated resorts, B&Bs and vacation rentals in Wine Country. With so many options, our destination offers guest rooms for every budget. Book your stay Sunday through Thursday for the very best rates!


Embassy Suites Temecula Valley Wine Country 29345 Rancho California Rd. | Temecula, CA 92592 | 951-676-5656 |

Embassy Suites Temecula Valley Wine Country is one of the best Temecula hotels that California has to offer. Our warm and inviting décor in the lobby, new corridor carpet, enhanced lighting, and charming guest suites will make your stay comfortable and relaxing whether you are visiting us for business or pleasure. Each of our 176 stylish two-room suite accommodations has a private bedroom and separate living room area complete with a full sized sleeper sofa, plus a spacious vanity and bathroom area. Each suite also offers Robert Allen bedding and two 37” flat panel TVs featuring high definition programming. The outdoor pool and patio area is the perfect place to soak up some Southern California rays and makes for a lovely place to watch evening sunsets over the hotel’s sparkling fountain. Centrally located in beautiful Temecula, California, our hotel is close to over 30 of California’s finest wineries, wonderful shopping destinations, and championship golf courses. In addition to being Temecula’s only all-suite full service hotel, we’re proud to offer over 3,200 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space and banquet rooms, perfect for your next corporate event.

The Embassy Suites Temecula Valley Wine Country hotel strives to give you everything you need to plan and execute your next meeting or event. Our Temecula hotel meeting facilities are perfect for boardroom discussions, small breakout sessions, weddings, career fairs, auctions and fundraisers, or classroom style training sessions. The staff at the Embassy Suites Temecula Valley Wine Country hotel is here to provide you with all the hotel amenities and services you need. · Over 3,200 sq. ft. of meeting space · On-site catering for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and breakouts · Catering service packages to fit any requirement · A/V equipment assistance and rental · Wired and wireless internet · Total of 6 customizable meeting/event rooms seating up to 140 people Our on-site catering staff offers numerous catering options including breakfast, lunch, dinner, breakouts, and receptions. Worried about specialized dietary concerns? Not a problem! We can easily work with you to customize menus around dietary needs and any other specifications to create the dining experience that will leave your guests in awe. Choose from our menus or contact our sales department to create something truly custom!

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LODGING B&Bs Hearts Home Farm 32643 State Hwy. 74 Hemet, CA 92545 (951) 926-3343 Inn at Churon Winery 33233 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 694-9070 Monteleone Meadows 35245 Briggs Rd. Murrieta, CA 92563 (951) 677-6403 The Inn at Europa Village 33350 La Serena Way Temecula, CA 92591 (877) 676-7047 Wilson Creek Manor 35250 Loma Ventosa Ln. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 699-9463

HOTELS Best Western Country Inn 27706 Jefferson Ave. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 676-7378

Rustic, yet refined, local and effortlessly farm-to-table. Local craft brews, seasonal inventive cocktails and wines on tap. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner menus created by Chef de Cuisine Darrell MacNeil. Located in the heart of Temecula, minutes from wine country.

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Embassy Suites Hotel Temecula Wine Country 29345 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 676-5656 Extended Stay America 27622 Jefferson Ave. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 587-8881 Fairfield Inn & Suites 27416 Jefferson Ave. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 587-9800 Hampton Inn & Suites 28190 Jefferson Ave. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 506-2331

LODGING traig ht out of the Old West, the historic Hotel Temecula presents an unbroken connection with the history of Temecula. The hotel showcases museum quality artifacts tracing that history. Journey back through time as you explore the hotel. Relax and enjoy Main Street on the Front Porch or visit our favorite winery, Curr y Vineyard, just 2 blocks over at 41946 5th Street. The Hotel Temecula and grounds are the perfect setting for your Special Day or Event. Located in the heart of “Old Town” since 1891, the “Grand Old Lady” is unlike any other venue!


The perfect place for creating memories that will last a lifetime.

ROOMS OF THE OLD WEST Stay in the very rooms occupied by pioneers, cowboys and land barons alike

42100 Main Street • Temecula CA, 92590 1-951-972-8500 • 1-844-636-5434

Hampton Inn & Suites 28190 Jefferson Avenue | Temecula, CA 92590 | 951-506-2331 | We’re your home away from home in the heart of California’s Wine Country. If you’re looking for comfortable and convenient hotels in Temecula, CA, located in the heart of Southern California’s Wine Country, then you’re guaranteed an enjoyable stay and great value at the Hampton Inn & Suites Temecula. Within walking distance of historic Old Town Temecula and just off Interstate 15, you are in easy reach of local wineries, shopping, dining and entertainment. There is also a vast range of local businesses in the nearby area. Stay connected during your stay at our relaxing hotel, thanks to complimentary WiFi access and a 24-hour, onsite business center. Take advantage of the various modern amenities you will find in your spacious guest room, including a flat screen TV and our plush, clean and fresh Hampton bed®. We take care of breakfast every morning with Hampton’s hot breakfast included in your rate. If you’re in a rush, simply grab one of our free Hampton On the Run® Breakfast Bags, available Monday to Friday, for a quick, healthy meal to go. Unwind at the end of a busy day with a workout in the fitness center or a swim in the outdoor pool under the warm Californian sun. If you are planning a Temecula business meeting for up to 50 people, then this hotel is the perfect venue. Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 75


LODGING Holiday Inn Express 27660 Jefferson Ave. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 699-2444 La Quinta Inn & Suites 27330 Jefferson Ave. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 296-1003 Quality Inn Wine Country 27338 Jefferson Ave. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 296-3788

Springhill Suites by Marriot 28220 Jefferson Ave. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 699-4477 The Hotel Temecula 42100 Main St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 972-8500 MOTELS Motel 6 41900 Moreno Rd. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 676-7199



Pala Mesa Resort 2001 Old Hwy. 395 Fallbrook, CA 92028 (800) 722-4700

Bailey’s Wine Country Escape 35450 Calle Nopal Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 237-2273

Pechanga Resort & Casino 45000 Pechanga Pkwy. Temecula, CA 92592 (888) 732-4264

Que Syrah Resort 41300 Berkswell Ln. Temecula, CA 92592 (888) 755-5533

Ponte Vineyard Inn 35001 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (888) 563-8885

Villa de la Vine 41725 Avenida Ortega Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 541-6315

Ramada Inn 28980 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 676-8770

Palomar Inn Hotel 28522 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 676-6503

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa 34843 Rancho California Rd. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 566-4622

Rodeway Inn 28718 Old Town Front St. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 676-4833

Rancho California Inn 41873 Moreno Rd. Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 676-5700

Temecula Creek Inn 44501 Rainbow Canyon Rd. Temecula, CA 92592 (888) 974-4326


elcome to the newest and only ALL SUITES Marriott hotel brand in Temecula Valley, Southern California Wine Country! Historic Old Town Temecula is within walking distance where you can experience many oustanding events throughout the year. The SpingHill Suites Temecula is a great location for business travlers as we are close to major companies. Our leisure guest will enjoy our close proximity to the Promenade Mall, restaurants, Pechanga Resort & Casino, and Lake Skinner for a day of boating and fishing with the family. The SpringHill Suites staff look forward to making your next stay in Temecula a memorable travel experience. Spacious studio suites, innovatively laid out, stylishly furnished and smartly designed Complimentary Continental Breakfast Buffet. • 5 meeting rooms, 2490 sq ft of total meeting space 2 pools (outdoor and heated indoor) • Complimentary Wi-Fi and wired internet 24 hour fitness center 24 hour business center • i-homes and Flat screen TVs in each room

Phone: 951-699-4477 • Fax: 951-699-5477 • • 28220 Jefferson Ave., Temecula, CA 92590 76 I V i s i t Te m e c u l a Va l l e y. c o m

LODGING So much of what makes Temecula a great destination, is just outside our front door. Located just down the street from historic Old Town Temecula’s famous shops and restaurants, and close to Pechanga Casino, let Ramada Temecula be your place to stay

Old Town Temecula 28980 Old Town Front St. | Temecula, CA 92590 | 951-676-8770 |

when you visit Temecula. We are conveniently located off the I-15 at Temecula Parkway, only minutes away from local golf courses, wineries and breweries. Start your day off with a hot continental breakfast and enjoy our free wireless internet access, mini refrigerator and microwave.

Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites 27416 Jefferson Avenue | Temecula, CA 92589 | 951-587-9800 | Southern California Wine Country Temecula, Fairfield Inn & Suites by MarriottÂŽ provides you with a choice of oversized suites or standard rooms. Now offering complimentary beer and wine Monday through Thursday, 5-7pm. Ours is the hotel room experience you are looking for in Temecula Valley Wine Country, minutes away from Pechanga and Old Town Temecula. The Temecula Valley is situated just outside of San Diego, San Diego Zoo, Sea World & LegoLand, many golf courses in the Temecula Valley Wine Country and beautiful Palm Springs. Vacationers coming to Temecula Valley can explore the wine country on a hot air balloon ride year-round. Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites Temecula is a great weekend destination for the entire family and business travelers! Conveniently located off Interstate 15 in Temecula, south of Riverside, next to the Promenade Temecula Mall, restaurants, Pechanga & Pala casinos, concerts and Old Town Temecula. Come and join us in Temecula Valley Wine Country for a great time. Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 77


For value oriented guests looking for the Stay Smart® experience. Holiday Inn Express® Temecula is the FRESH, MODERN and EFFICIENT choice.

Free high-speed wifi • Heated pool & spa • Free guest business center Complimentary Express Start breakfast featuring our famous cinnamon rolls Meeting room available • Fitness Center And of course your FREE USA Today

Conveniently located close to

Promenade Mall, Pechanga, Wine Country and Old Town Temecula

27660 Jefferson Ave., Temecula, CA 92590 • 951-699-2444 •

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Southern California Wine Country 27338 Jefferson Ave. Temecula, CA, US, 92590 Phone: 951-296-3788 Fax: 951-296-5188


Quality Inn Temecula

Welcome to the Best Western Country Inn – luxury with a country style. Best Western offers spacious rooms professionally decorated with elegant touches and fine quality furniture. Special luxury suites are available with in-room spas, wet bars, refrigerators and fireplaces. Guests can enjoy the large heated pool, outdoor spa and sauna, a walking tour of historic Old Town Temecula less than a mile away, or fine shops and restaurants, just one mile away. Temecula Wine Country invites you to a variety of wine tasting tours. Only minutes away is the Vail Lake Recreation Area, Lake Skinner and Lake Elsinore, where you’ll enjoy fishing, sailing, boating, swimming and other water sports. Come and enjoy country style elegance at the Best Western Country Inn.

27706 Jefferson Ave., Temecula CA 92590 951-676-7378 |


ocated just two miles from Old Town Temecula, the all-new La Quinta Inn & Suites Temecula is surrounded by antique shops, golf courses, wineries, and just about the half point between Los Angeles and San Diego. Seal the deal in our large meeting room; stay connected in our full Business Center; take a refreshing swim in heated Outdoor Pool; pump it up in the on-site Fitness Center; and let our Jacuzzi relax you. It’s all here at the La Quinta Inn & Suites Temecula. Unwind in your spacious guest room where you will find amenities like a 32-inch flat screen TV, microwave, refrigerator, iron, ironing board, free wired and wireless high speed Internet access, and much more! Wake up each morning to a Free Bright Side Breakfast™ and fresh brewed coffee 24 hours a day.

27330 Jefferson Ave., Temecula CA 92590 951-296-1003 | fax 951-296-1004 | Te m e c u l a Va l l e y V i s i t o r G u i d e I 79


41873 Moreno Rd Temecula, CA 92590 Phone: (951) 676-5700

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Motel 6 Temecula This Motel 6 has recently completed its renovation as part of our plan to upgrade all our locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. The Motel 6 Temecula Historic Old Town is located near several great wineries and exciting casinos. This location features complimentary morning coffee, a guest laundry facility and an outdoor swimming pool.

41900 Moreno Rd., I-15 at Rancho California Rd. Temecula CA 92590 • (951) 676-7199

Hotel Amenities • Copy Machine • Free Parking


• Guest Laundry

• Exercise Room • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub

• Faxing • Outdoor Pool

elcome to Rodeway Inn of Temecula, California located in the Wine Country of Riverside County. Whether visiting for business, leisure or relocation, you won’t find a better place to stay. Our Bed & Breakfast style hotel in Historic Old Town District within walking distance to festivals, shopping, night life, restaurants, wine tasting and antique shops galore! Guests of this Temecula hotel are invited to enjoy many amenities, including free continental breakfast, free local calls and free weekday newspaper. The hotel also has an outdoor pool and hot tub. Business travellers will appreciate convenience like computer hook-ups, direct dial telephones and access to copy and fax services. All spacious guest rooms include coffee makers and refrigerators. Guest laundry facilities are located on property. Handicap accessible and non-smoking rooms are also available. Our home-style service and intimate atmosphere are sure to offer you a unique experience in the historic area of Temecula. We’ll offer you exceptional customer service with a Check In: 2:00 PM reason to return to the Rodeway Inn Hotel. Check Out: 11:00 AM

28718 Old Town Front Street • Temecula, CA 92590

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39” LED Television Over 100 channels including HBO Pillow-top King- and Queen-sized beds Iron /Ironing board, and Hairdryer Free wireless Internet Refrigerator and Microwave Work Desk / In room coffee

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS Helping professionals around town

If any sort of emergency arises while traveling in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country, there are caring first responders and health professionals ready to help. Temecula Valley Hospital 31700 Temecula Parkway Temecula, CA 92592 951-331-2200

Emergency Pet Clinic of Temecula 27443 Jefferson Ave. Temecula, CA 92590-2602 951-695-5044

City of Temecula Police Department For emergencies: 951-776-1078 (or 911) For non-emergencies: 951-776-1099

In case of public emergencies, such as earthquakes, wildfires, etc., call the City of Temecula Emergency Public Information Line at 951-506-5111.



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