Temecula: Wine & Dine by the Riverside
Travel Time
One way
7 to 8 hours
Estimated Cost
236 $ - 470 $
32 $ - 115 $
50 $ - 140 $
Restaurants / Bars
5 $ - 40 $
149 $ - 175 $
236 $ - 470 $

Temecula is a small city in the riverside county, California. With its good Mediterranean weather and indigenous traces, since it’s the only city in California with an aboriginal name, the city is a mix and match of several characteristics.

The city is famous for its wineries which spread across the city along with its beautiful countryside and golf courses. But don’t get the impression that the city is only good for those country side activities. Temecula hosts several festivals which also have international participants. In addition to that, it has several theatres and casinos which are buzzing round the year.

Temecula has one of the best tobacco control rate in the United States, hence you will breathe fresh air with moderate climate variation like Miami or Honolulu. The city offers a wide range of cuisines, from Mediterranean to Mexican to Italian. You name it, it’s there!

A place which has beautiful countryside, has a buzzing ambiance of a modern city and a wide variety of wines to offer with a range of activities to do in pleasant weather. Doesn’t this place seem interesting to visit?  

Gorgeous wine country as far as the eye can see
Temecula Valley Balloon Festival
Chinese New Year at Pechanga
Temecula California Vineyard
Redhawk Golf Club in Temecula
Hot air balloons in Village Grove, Temecula
The historic town entrance
Gorgeous wine country as far as the eye can see
Temecula Valley Balloon Festival
32 $ - 115 $
Travel time
7 to 8 hours
Estimated Fuel Cost
32 $ - 115 $

From Fan Francisco, it takes you around 7 to 8 hours if you travel in your own car. Take the route which traverses through Los Padres National Forest to enjoy the natural scenery and environment. But if you don’t have your own ride, you can also reach the city of Temecula through public transit.

By road:

Drive: San Francisco to Temecula 

Travel Time: 7 to 8 hours

Distance: 497 miles

Estimated Fuel Cost: 45-70

Public Transit:

Bus: San Francisco to Temecula

Travel Time: 12 to 14 hours

Distance: 497 miles

Cost: 32-115 (From San Francisco via Mission St & 5th St through Boltbus)