Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Temecula, California, USA your home away from home
Temecula is a sizeable city southeast of Los Angeles which attracts visitors due to its historic Old Town, championship golf courses and wineries.
Things to Do in Temecula, CA
Holiday rentals in Temecula are well located for many outdoor pursuits. The Santa Rosa Plateau Wildlife Preserve is the perfect place for hiking, or visitors can go boating and fishing at Lake Skinner or Diamond Valley Lake. The area has a good selection of golf courses, and the perfect climate for enjoying them too. Visit one of the wineries in the region for a tour and winetasting or go hot air ballooning in the still valley air. The Old Town at Temecula has many historic buildings now housing antique shops and restaurants. As well as the Hot Air Balloon Festival, Temecula hosts car shows, rod-runs and Western days to entertain visitors. Stroll the boardwalks or take a horse drawn carriage ride around the district. For shopping, local boutiques or stores at the Promenade Mall offer plenty of choice.
Places to Visit Around Temecula, CA
The Temecula Valley Museum is a great way to discover the area’s history and treasures. Families will enjoy the wacky inventions at the educational Professor Phineas Pennypickle’s Workshop or at the Imagination Warehouse Children’s Museum where many hands-on activities await. Just south of the town the Pechanga Resort is run by the Penchanga Tribe of Luiseno Indians where gambling, sports events and concerts can be enjoyed. Diamond Valley Lake has miles of trails around the reservoir for a pleasant hike or horseback ride. The beautiful California coast at Oceanside is a 30 minute drive from Temecula holiday rentals and further south are the attractions of San Diego including SeaWorld and the world famous San Diego Zoo.
Weather in Temecula, CA
Holiday rentals in Temecula have a dry desert-like climate which is particularly pleasant in the winter. Summer days are very hot, reaching an average 33°C (92°F) and gradually cooling to around 20°C (68°F) from December to March. The temperatures drop sharply after dark and can be as low as 5°C (41°F) in winter. The area has very little rainfall at any time of year.
Travel to Temecula, CA
The nearest major airport to holiday rentals in Temecula is Palm Springs International (PSP) Airport which is about 68 miles away. It has regular flights from major US and international cities with American Airlines, Delta, United, US and KLM-Royal Dutch Airlines making it easy to get connecting flights. Alternatively the LA/Ontario International (ONT) airport is a similar distance away. The easiest way to reach Temecula holiday homes from the airport is by renting a hire car and driving the remaining distance. A car is recommended for exploring the area during your stay.