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 the cooler days, or take a trip to Ocean Side 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 great selection of different food varieties due to its cultural melting pot. Get a little piece of Italy at Gourmet Italia, La Bella Vita, and Spuntino Pizzeria. For some of the best Mexican food, check out Aztek Tacos Real Mexican Grill, Baja Cactus, and Casa de Lucy. For Asian cuisine, try Aiyara Thai Cuisine and Sushi Boat. And of course, you have to try the most beloved 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 heart and pounding cowboy boots. Every first and third Saturday night, the cowboy boots tap it out with Country at the MERC. Gwyn and Sandi host along with The Ranch Rockers, and bring in a variety of beloved country performers along the way. If you have country singin' dreams of your own, be sure to give it your best shot at the audition slot between shows!
10. Temecula Kids Are Conscientious
Kids might say they cannot wait until recess to play with their friends and get outdoors, but in Temecula they get a great education in just about everything. 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!