Your Temecula Day Trip Guide

As your premier destination in Orange County, we are always on the lookout for exciting adventures to enhance your stay. With Temecula just a short 1.5 hour drive from San Clemente Inn, why not make a day trip to Wine Country? Whether you are a wine enthusiast or simply looking for a relaxing adventure, Temecula offers something for everyone. Join us as we curate the perfect guide for your Temecula day trip, promising an unforgettable adventure.

hot air balloons over the vineyard
First Stop… Food! 

Begin your Temecula day trip with a delightful brunch in Temecula Valley, where a multitude of culinary delights awaits. Enjoy an exquisite spread featuring locally sourced farm-to-table fare or savor flavors from around the world. Whether you crave a hearty American breakfast or crave the exotic tastes of international cuisine, Temecula’s dining scene promises to make your taste buds dance. 


Old Town Temecula 

Once your hunger is satisfied, venture to Old Town Temecula, a charming district boasting 12 blocks of antique shops, galleries, restaurants and more. Step back in time as you walk along the streets of this quaint town and immerse yourself in the 1860s Western Façade. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Temecula Oil Company, where you can sample a variety of exceptional olive oils, or the Temecula Lavender Company, offering a selection of luxurious lotions and bath soaps to pamper yourself with.


Wine Time! 

It’s no mystery why Temecula has earned its place as a Wine Enthusiast Top 10 Wine Destination. With nearly 50 wineries to explore, ranging from cozy boutiques to full-service wine resorts, Temecula offers a bucket-list adventure for wine tasting. Whether you’re sampling award-winning wines, strolling through the vineyards, or simply unwinding amidst the breathtaking views of rolling hills and picturesque vineyards, Temecula promises an unforgettable experience for wine enthusiasts of all kinds.


friends drinking wine in the vineyard
Beyond the Vino

While the allure of wine tasting is undeniable, Temecula offers a wide range of attractions beyond the vineyards. Known for its championship golf courses, hot air ballooning adventures, and the excitement of casinos, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in this vibrant destination.



As you make your way back to San Clemente Inn, carry with you the memories of your Temecula day trip. As the sun sets over the ocean, take a moment to unwind and savor a glass of wine from one of the wineries you visited earlier in the day. Cheers to unforgettable experiences!