1. Temecula Wine Country
Temecula is home to some of the best wineries in California including South Coast Winery & Spa which has won numerous awards over the years. If you’re looking for fine wines and mouthwatering food pairings, Temecula is the place to be. Try Robert Renzoni Vineyards & Winery, Fazelli Cellars Winery, or Miramonte Winery for an afternoon well spent in the sun. If you have any ideas of moving to the area, now is the time to do so as there are numerous Temecula Wine Country homes for sale as well as wineries or vineyard properties for sale with lots of acreage.
2. Sunny, Blue, And 72
Temecula has not only some of the best weather in Southern California, but it's also known for having some of the best all-year round weather in the entire country. Expect weather temperatures between 70 and 90 degrees all year round. Go for a hike on cooler days or take a trip to Oceanside or Newport Beach on the sunnier, summer days.
3. Dad, Can We Go Fishing Please?
Wherever you choose to live in Temecula, you will always have great options to make your escape into the natural wilderness. Lake Skinner and Diamond Valley Lake are two fantastic places to take your kids for family camping weekends. So clean those hiking boots, take a few poles out and bait ‘em up over crystal clear waters.
4. Your Kids Will Always Be Curious
Kids will not run out of options for extra-curricular activities to explore. Temecula Valley Museum, Mulligan Family Fun Center, Pennypickle’s Workshop are some great places to encourage your kids to find inspiration.
5. Hey, Let’s Play!
Temecula was named a 2013 Playful City USA by the national nonprofit KaBOOM! for its 39 parks, 116,500 square feet of recreational facilities, and an impressive 43 acres of school sports fields and playgrounds for public use when school's out.
6. Eagles And Birdies Abound
Temecula is home to some professional greats on the PGA TOUR for the simple reason that it hosts 24 great golf courses within 20 miles of town. Rickie Fowler grew up practicing at Murrieta Valley Driving Range and playing at Bear Creek Golf Club. If you’re looking for a place to improve your game, Temecula is truly an amazing place to do so. Take your buddies out for an afternoon on Redhawk Golf Courses challenging track.
7. Get Off Your High Horse And Saddle Up
If you're a horse lover you’ll be in for a treat in Temecula. Galway Downs features show jumping, cross-country and dressage-culminating in the annual three-day Galway Downs International Event. Temecula Eq-Wine Riders offer day-long equestrian outings into the gorgeous countryside. Also, if you’re looking to move into horse ranch style of home, you’ve come to the right place. In Temecula you’ll be spoiled for choice. Check out this property here to get a really good idea on what you can expect to find with horse properties, ranches, or mansions when relocating to the Temecula area or its surrounding parts.
8. Spice, Spice Baby!
Temecula has a vast array of different food varieties due to the diverse amount of cultural ethnicities found in the area. And what's more they're found all over Temecula, so wherever you choose to live, you'll always have a wide selection of food options to choose from. Get a little slice of Italy at some of our favorite Italian restaurants like Gourmet Italia, La Bella Vita, and Spuntino Pizzeria. And for some of the best Mexican food you'll ever have in Southern Califonia, check out Aztek Tacos Real Mexican Grill, Baja Cactus, and Casa de Lucy. For a delicious and tasty Asian experience, try Aiyara Thai Cuisine and Sushi Boat. And of course, you have to try the most exotic Afghan restaurant in town, Pamir Kabob House.
9. I Hang My Hat in Ten-, uh, Temecula!
Yes, this is indeed Southern California, but Temecula's got a beating country soul at heart and pounding cowboy heels to boot. Every first and third Saturday night, immerse yourself with some amazing country music at the MERC - also don't forget to check out their super popular jazz evenings too! Gwyn and Sandi host along with The Ranch Rockers, and bring in some of the most talented country singers in San Diego County.
10. Temecula Kids Are Conscientious Learners
School kids from all over the US might say they simply can't stay focused in class until recess to get outdoors, but in Temecula school kids get a great education in such a wide variety of disciplines and activities that it's hard not to get stuck in to something exciting. The Temecula Valley Unified School District (which includes a variety of charter schools) maintains an 8 out of 10 rating from GreatSchools.org - the best report card in the region!