Life can get stressful, and we all need to escape the daily grind sometimes. If you are looking for a couple’s weekend to reconnect and recharge you’ll want to visit Temecula. There’s something for everyone in this magical place, whether you’re looking for a relaxing spa day, a game of golf, or hitting up the bike trails. Combine that with fantastic Temecula wine, and you’ve found the perfect spot for a reset with your partner.
Let’s dive into a few popular activites for couples spending time in Temecula…
Take to the Skies with a Hot Air Balloon Ride
Temecula is a stunning place – and what better way could there be to see it than from above? Start your day off in style and experience the most romantic sunrise of your lives as you soar over the valley, getting a bird’s-eye view of everything that makes our little corner of the world so special. A number of companies offer these exhilarating hot air balloon rides in Temecula and flights are available year-round, so do your research and check out reviews to see which is right for you. You could try Sunrise Balloons, mere minutes away from Avensole Winery. When you come back down to Earth, you and your loved one can try some award-winning wines to commemorate the occasion.
Explore the Old Town for a Taste of History
The heart of Temecula, the historic Old Town area has plenty to see and do for you and your partner. It’s easy to make a day of it – check out a range of boutiques, sample some local craft beers, grab a delicious dinner, and catch some live music. Even just wandering the charming, rustic streets together is time well spent. If you’re going to be around on a Saturday, be sure to check out the Old Town Temecula Farmer’s Market.
Indulge in Temecula’s Premier Californian Wine
Often considered Temecula’s main event, you can’t spend time in the area without sampling the local wine. With nearly 50 wineries to offer there’s an overwhelming amount of choice, but if you and your partner want the very best Temecula wine, the Rancho California Wine Trail is undoubtedly a great place to start. The wineries on Rancho California Road in Temecula make up this wine trail.
Avensole Winery is situated in the center of the Rancho California wine trail, making us a a very convenient location to add into your wine trail journey. Try award-winning wines in our elegant tasting room, have a delectable dinner at the winery restaurant, enjoy a spectacular sunset from the gorgeous terrace, or stop by on the weekends for live music from our talented local artists. Sunday is also a beautiful way to visit Avensole Winery – treat your partner to the best winery brunch in Temecula.
Play Some Glorious Golf
If you and your partner are partial to golf, you can consider Temecula paradise. Come and experience world-class courses designed by golf legends, with lush greens and fairways, challenging hazards, and unbeatable backdrops. Whether you’re aiming for the perfect swing or simply hoping for a relaxing day on the course, a round of Temecula golf is always a good way to spend a morning or afternoon. Don’t forget to unwind with a nice glass (or two) of local wine afterward! Here is an example weekend golf and wine itinerary you could follow.
Destress with a Relaxing Spa Day
Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life at one of Temecula’s revitalizing spas. You and your partner can melt the stress away and pamper yourselves with soothing massages, rejuvenating facials, and invigorating therapies. We recommend the Murrieta Day Spa, a hidden oasis of tranquility in historic Downtown Murrieta. This highly-rated, award-winning spa is often named the best in Temecula. Afterward, pop by Avensole Winery for dinner and wine to cap off your romantic day.
Hike or Bike Temecula’s Scenic Trails
Bask in Temecula’s beautiful scenery by foot or bike on one of our many trails. This picturesque haven just begs to be explored, and both visitors and locals alike find doing so good for the soul. If you and your partner are looking for an all-day excursion, the 16-mile Wine Country Ride lets you leave the traffic behind and see Temecula the right way. When you’re done, hit Rancho California Road for a glass or two at Avensole Winery.
Tour Wine Country on Horseback
Temecula is heaven for horse lovers. A great alternative to hiking or biking, there are plenty of ranches and tours for couples looking to explore the area in a different way. We suggest Wine Country Trails by Horseback, who offer guided tours of our stunning valley on docile, gentle horses. After a day of unforgettable views and soaking in the charm of wine country, head on over to Avensole for a romantic meal in the winery restaurant.
As you can see, there’s plenty to do for you and your significant other in Temecula! Plan your trip today, and visit Avensole Winery’s events page for date night ideas for you and your partner.