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Little Temecula is all grown up now. If you visited this place thirty years ago - you could understand the kinda change has taken place here. Talk about developers gone crazy. This now is a major bedroom community of the Inland Empire & San Diego, just north of the San Diego county line. The city has doubled in population in past 2 decades, and neighboring areas have also. Hit the historic old town. Travel the back roads west of the freeway if ya wanna see what 'use to be'... avocado ranches & really nice scenery.
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elevation: 1006' population: 114,327 zip code: 92590


avocado orchards, wineries & suburban homes

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Riverside County
N of Escondido
on Interstate 15 @ jct 215



  • biking
  • camping
  • hot air balloon rides
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • wineries
  • horseback riding
  • picnics
  • golfing
  • glider plane rides
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Cleveland National Forest
  • Palomar Mountain State Park
  • Santa Rose Plateau
  • Lake Perris SRA
  • Agua Tibia Wilderness
  • Anza Borrego Desert State Park
  • Lake Henshaw
  • Temecula Valley Museum
  • temecula campgrounds

    Palomar Mountain State Park
    Lake Perris SRA Campground
    Mount San Jacinto SP Idyllwild
    Fern Basin Idyllwild Campground
    Indian Flats Campground
    Oak Grove Campground
    Dripping Springs Campground
    Lake Henshaw Cabins

    tent camping

    This is what they call a "Boom-burb" in SoCal's wine country. It used to be a sleepy little rural area w/ avocado groves and farms - until land developers ran outta space in Riverside, CA. Moved it all right up to the San Diego county border. Golf courses, tract homes, shopping centers and all that crap. Wineries and historical tourism dominate the landscape w. indian casino. Paved steep hills of the western back country are fun, but frightening after dark.

    nearby towns:
    Palomar Mountain
    Warner Springs
    Lake Elsinore
    local links:

    Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce
    26790 Ynez Road - Suite A, Temecula, CA 92591

    Pechanga Site
    Temecula Catering
    Pechanga Resort Casino
    Penfold's Cafe & Bakery
    The Gambling Cowboy Saloon
    Baily's Old Town Temecula
    Havana Kitchen
    Pennypickle's Workshop
    Valley Golf Shop
    Lorimar Loft
    Temecula Harley-Davidson
    Garage Brewing Company
    Aftershock Brewing Co.
    1909 Temecula
    Temecula Stampede
    Trader Joe's Market
    Organic Roots
    Bushfire Kitchen
    Earth Bistro

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