Temecula Valley, California is a paradise awaiting your discovery.
With the Pacific Ocean a short car ride away, several specialty restaurants and boutiques, busy resorts and nearby casinos, this town has come a long way since it was established in the late 1800s.
It is important to the residents of Temecula Valley that their town is seen as a desirable vacation destination. As such the town has created exciting activities for travelers of all ages. From the Temecula Valley, Balloon & Wine Festival to the Rock and Roll concerts and vintage cars of the Road Run, to music and movies at the international Film and Music Festival, the town knows how to keeps guests interested and entertained.
One of the most popular tourist experiences in Temecula is an early morning hot air balloon ride over their beautiful wine country. Small parties can enjoy a peaceful journey above the vineyards at sunrise. The adventure begins in a seven-story hot air balloon navigated by one of FAA certified commercial pilots. During the one-hour ride, the pilot serves as a tour guide, navigating you and your guests over local points of interest and providing information about the vineyards and surrounding areas. A ground crew follows the balloon to meet guests at the landing on the grounds at Europa Village Winery. At the culmination of the ride is a champagne and orange juice reception, served picnic style, at the winery.
After your flight you are free to enjoy a guided wine tour of the twenty wineries of the Southern California wine country; hit one of the many championship golf courses for a round of golf or enjoy some quiet time near one of the many lakes. In addition, you can take advantage of the local farmer’s market or head over to the Pechanga Resort and Casino for a day of fun.
Whether traveling as a family, a couple or with a group of friends, Temecula offers a wide array of opportunities for you and your traveling party to enjoy. Take the time to explore and get to know this beautiful spot in California’s wine country.