things to do in temecula

Things to Do in Temecula

An ideal oasis in Southern California, Temecula is conveniently located less than 60 miles from San Diego and 90 miles southeast of Los Angeles. The city has been deemed the wine country of Southern California with over 30 wineries and renowned wine events held throughout the year. The Embassy Suites by Hilton Temecula hotel is ideally situated on Rancho California Road, the gateway to the rolling vineyards located east of Old Town Temecula. With an expansive list of top-notch wineries, dining, shopping, and entertainment, guests can easily spend days exploring everything the region has to offer.

Discover Top Temecula, CA Destinations & Things to Do

Award Winning Wineries

Award-Winning Wineries

Some of your favorite wines can be found here in Southern California Wine Country. With over 30 local wineries to choose from, there are a variety of unique options available. Many wineries are open year-round to the public. Along with wine tastings and tours, several wineries feature dining options and live entertainment.

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Wine Tours

Winery Tours & Transportation

Take advantage of transportation and tour services during your stay. We’ve partnered with Grapeline Wine Tours, the top guest-rated wine tour in Southern California, to offer distinctive wine packages.

Wine Tour Package

Tip: These special packages conveniently provide deluxe transportation to and from the hotel lobby.

Hot Air Balloons in Temecula

Hot Air Ballooning

With a year-round temperate climate, there is no better way to experience the magnificence of Temecula Valley Wine Country than from the vantage point of a hot air balloon. View a list of local vendors here.

Tip: Flights typically last 60-75 minutes, so plan accordingly.

Wine & Balloon Festival

Wine & Balloon Festival

Old Town Temecula

Old Town Temecula

Our Temecula hotel is conveniently located only moments from Old Town Temecula. The picturesque downtown setting offers a variety of shopping and dining outlets. Additional must-see destinations include Pennypickle’s Workshop at the Temecula Children’s Museum and the Old Town Temecula Community Theater.

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Tip: Plan your stay around one of the annual events held in Old Town that draw crowds from across the country.


Brewery Tours

Temecula’s growing beer culture is an ideal choice craft beer fanatics visiting the area. The majority of local breweries offer public tours, tastings, and dining options.

Tip: Check out Brewery Tours of Temecula to get the latest information about special offers and seasonal tours.

Relaxing Spas

Relaxing Spas

Your girls retreat, wedding party, or leisure stay in Temecula, CA isn’t complete without a trip to one of the renowned area spas. The majority of local spas are open daily and offer innovative skin treatments, spa services, and massages… paired with a glass of wine, of course!

Tip: We suggest indulging in services at nearby GrapeSeed Spa or Murrieta Day Spa.

Golf Courses

Championship Golf Courses

Temecula features several celebrated golf courses only minutes from the city center and the Embassy Suites by Hilton hotel. Top local golf courses include Redhawk Golf Club, Temeku Hills Golf Course, and Bear Creek.

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Tip: Prepare yourself for average high temperatures in the 90s from June through September.

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Promenade Mall

A quick four minute drive from Embassy Suites by Hilton Temecula, Promenade Mall is an ideal venue for an upcoming shopping getaway. The mall features over 150 top retailers, specialty shops, and restaurants, including Sephora, H&M, Williams-Sonoma, and P.F. Chang’s China Bistro.

Tip: Perfect for families, the mall is located next to Edwards Temecula Stadium 15 & IMAX theater.


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