Temecula is Where You Want to be

    One of the things we cherish most about our city is that it is right in the heart of everything there is to love about Southern California. Temecula is conveniently located right off the I-15 freeway, in a spot that is surrounded by the unique combination of picturesque mountains, country landscaping and ocean breezes. Driving distance, Temecula is just an hour north of San Diego, an hour-and-a-half south of Los Angeles and just over an hour west of Palm Springs.

    When you live in Temecula, you really do have the best of everything at your fingertips, including hundreds of miles of coastline, world-class family entertainment, cultural activities, nightlife, exciting places to visit and the type of famous tourist attractions that millions of people have traveled the globe to see.

    Family attractions

    For kids, growing up in Temecula doesn’t just mean summers and school holidays spent at the beach (several beautiful, family-friendly beaches are located within a 45-minute drive) but outings to such amazing and nearby amusement parks as Disneyland, the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Universal Studios, Knott’s Berry Farm and so much more.

    Major cities

    Have visitors coming from out of town? Wow them with a trip to Hollywood or any one of dozens of Los Angeles’ attractions or scenic San Diego sites.


    Snow days spent in the quaint town of Julian are a favorite winter family activity. Big Bear and Idyllwild are also perfect places for a quick day trip or a weekend spent skiing or snowboarding. These beautiful mountain towns are all within a two-hour drive but seem like a world away.


    Throw the kids in the car – or leave them behind. No matter what type of vacation you want, Temecula is less than one day’s drive away. Need a relaxing weekend of golf, spa treatments and swimming pools? You can be in Palm Springs in less than two hours. Want to party in the city of sin? Las Vegas is only four hours away. In less than six hours you can get in touch with nature in the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains – which includes Yosemite National Park and the popular ski town of Mammoth Mountain. When you live in Temecula, there are so many fantastic locations you can escape to without hopping on an airplane – Catalina Island, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Lake Tahoe, Mexico – we could go on and on!

    But wait..there’s more

    When you move to Temecula, you are not only ideally situated for quick access to everything you could possibly want to see or do – but you also get an important combination of benefits that no other location in Southern California can offer: affordable housing prices, a clean, safe community, amazing kid-friendly features and less traffic than the surrounding metropolitan areas.

    So, whether you are a beach bum, love the mountains, live for pulse of the city, dream of a laid-back country lifestyle – or want the best of all of the above, Temecula is where it all comes together.

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