Welcome to a picture-perfect Western film set where you can pretend to be the Sheriff. Or the saloon owner who sets the prices of the goods. Or a banker that owns shiny gold bars in a classic vault. The cowboy town is all yours!
But, if you are like me, without much motivation for power, you can grab a cold drink and play pool, head outdoors to gorge on freshly grilled food, and jump to the jacuzzi to cool down in the Californian heat.
What to do around Temecula Wine County? First and foremost, wine tasting. There are numerous wineries nearby, such as Wilson Creek Winery, rated #1 in Temecula Wine Country. It offers fine dining, too, to complement the excellent wines.
Head downtown to see some fine examples of the Mission Revival architectural style. And if you are lucky to be there at the right time, the city hosts jazz, balloon, and painting festivals.
If you are in the mood for some more Western action, the hotel staff can organize horseback riding.