1. More Affordable Midweek Hotel Accommodations and Recreation
Take the time to check out the Palomar Inn Hotel, a 10-room, historical landmark built in the late 1920s. From here, do a self-guided Old Town historic walking tour arch-to-arch; visit the They Passed This Way Monument; shop for antiques and collectibles; and dine alfresco at Old Town’s bistros like Front Street Bar & Grill, Palumbo’s Ristorante, and Soro’s Mediterranean Grill.
2. The Wonderful Indulgence of Room Service
Especially on weeknights (dinner in the room) and weekday mornings (breakfast in bed), hotel room service can be a welcome indulgence. Catering to guests’ culinary whims is in-room dining at Temecula Creek Inn, and Pechanga Resort & Casino.
Weekdays naturally provide greater opportunities for appreciating approximately 40 award-winning Temecula Valley So Cal wineries’ individual styles at a more leisurely pace. Less-busy weekdays are especially wonderful for visiting extremely popular wineries like Callaway, Leoness, Mount Palomar, Ponte, South Coast, Thornton, Wiens, and Wilson Creek. At all Temecula Valley wineries midweek, the greatest bonus is the potential for memorable conversations with winery family-members or winemakers. Most wineries are family-owned and open daily for impromptu, winery-to-winery wine-tasting.
4. Perfect Midway, Midweek Stay-Over: From Los Angeles or Orange County En Route to San Diego
Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country and all that Old Town Temecula and Pechanga Resort & Casino have to offer make for fun days and nights on a Southern California vacation. Schedule a midweek, ‘stay and play’ detour en route from Los Angeles or Orange County to San Diego.
5. Ringo Starr and Other Midweek, Summer Concerts at Pechanga Resort & Casino
Celebrate summer at Pechanga’s midweek concerts with respected musician and performer Gary V of the Phillippine recording scene; the living legend, beloved drummer of the Beatles, Ringo Starr; and uniquely contemporary, country music artist, Dierks Bentley.
6. More Romance Midweek
Less hustle, less bustle, means more romance midweek in the Old Town Temecula dining-shopping-entertainment district, and in the welcoming Temecula Valley So Cal Wine Country.
Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country’s impressive golf courses often offer better tee-time availability weekdays. Extend your stay and celebrate the richness of the game on all seven, local courses: Journey at Pechanga, Temecula Creek Inn, Cross Creek, The Legends, Red Hawk, The Golf Club at Rancho California, and Pala Mesa.
8. More Midweek Attention Along Old Town Temecula’s Tasting Trail
Leisurely weekdays mean more attention in Old Town’s palate-pleasing artisan and specialty-food shops, and wine tasting rooms. Linger at Temecula Olive Oil Company, Temecula Valley Cheese Company, Old Town Spice Merchants, Old Town Root Beer Company, Old Town Sweet Shop, and the Lorimar Winery Old Town Tasting Room.
9. More Affordable Group Hotel Rates Midweek
Most Temecula hotels offer special midweek (better-than-weekend) group rates with reservations for 10 guestrooms or more. Organize an extended get-together with friends, rendezvous with coworkers (past or present), or reunion with family and share the Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country experience Sunday through Thursday. For group hotel rates, contact Visit Temecula sales at 951/491-6085.
10. The Natural Beauty of Overnight Packages at Temecula Creek Inn
Secluded and tranquil, Temecula Creek Inn offers an Unlimited Golf Package with play on TCIs highly rated courses, a Wine Country Romance Package, a Welcome to Wine Country Package, and Chauffeured Wine Country Getaway Package.
11. Pet-Friendly Temecula Lodging
Visitors with pets reserve and enjoy pet-friendly accommodations at Quality Inn Wine Country, La Quinta Inn & Suites Temecula, Extended Stay America – Temecula Wine Country, Motel 6 Temecula – Rancho California, and Temecula Creek Inn.
Temecula Creek Inn has the memorable Temet Grill restaurant featuring wine country cuisine. Embassy Suites – Temecula Valley Wine Country has the new Sweet Spot Sports Bar and Grille. Meanwhile Pechanga Resort & Casino hosts Bamboo, Blazing Noodles, The Great Oak fine dining steakhouse, Journey’s End in the golf course club house, Kelsey’s ale house, Paisano’s Italian, and the Seafood Grotto, plus Pechanga Café, The Pechanga Buffet, and Temptations Food Walk.
13. Visit the Black Market Brewing Company
Wine’s great, but it’s hard to beat a frosty beer…especially on ridiculously hot days like the ones we’ve been having! Better yet, a high quality hand-crafted ale! The Black Market Brewing Company is so proud of their beer that they open their brewery to the public. Check the website for tasting room hours, and come down to try their award winning “Hefeweizen”, “Rye IPA”, and the American Strong Ale “Klaatu”!
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