Temecula is a city in Riverside County, California. Located in the southwestern part of the county, it borders Murrieta, the Pechanga Indian Reservation, and a few unincorporated communities. Temecula is situated 85 miles south of Los Angeles, and 58 miles north of San Diego. This city is a popular residential community for military families from nearby camps and the naval bases in San Diego. Pechanga Resort offers a world class spa treatment center and the incredible Journey Golf Course, as an addition to its casino.
Top employers in Temecula include Abbott Laboratories, Temecula Valley Unified School District, Professional Hospital Supply, and International Rectifier. The Outdoor Channel is also based in city. There is the option to rent office space in the city.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The city has a lot to offer in terms of entertainment, there are wineries, hot air balloon rides, and a casino, to name a few. The old part of town and the Temecula Olive Oil Company are great places to tour. Fun activities include wine-tasting, visiting the Palomar Observatory, or spending a few hours or days at the Pechanga Resort and Casino. Cultural activities abound, start by visiting the Old Town Temecula Community Theater or plan a visit to the Textures Fiber Arts Show. Temecula restaurants include ’50s-style diners, several Mexican food restaurants, and many other food options. The Bank of Mexican Food and the Tamarindo Grill are two choices. Pechanga Casino is the epicenter of the city’s nightlife.
Temecula is a forty-five minute drive from San Diego International Airport and about the same from Ontario Airport. The city is located on Interstate 15, which provides direct links to San Diego and Las Vegas. Just north of the city, Interstate 215 intersects with Interstate 15 offering connections to the neighboring cities of Sun City and Moreno Valley and San Bernardino. The best way to navigate through the city and surrounding area is by car. Greyhound bus services also run between Temecula and cities including San Diego, Los Angeles and San Bernardino.