Activities That Will Make You Break a Sweat Around Temecula, CA

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Temecula‘s gorgeous weather, wide open spaces, stunning natural features, and wonderfully fresh air offer tons of opportunities for an active lifestyle. If you’re a fitness buff, or simply want to spend your weekends breaking a sweat, you’ll find plenty of things to do in the city.

Here are a few of your options.

  1. Play a round or two of golf

    Temecula has several top-rated public golf courses that offer breathtaking views and a wide range of challenges for players of all skill levels. These include:

    • Creek/Oaks at Temecula Creek Inn – Designed by Dick Rossen, this 27-hole championship course features elevation changes, an oversized putting green, and fantastic mountain views
    • CrossCreek Golf Club – The 18-hole Arthur Hills-designed golf course is in a gorgeous secluded location that makes for relaxing and fulfilling play
    • Journey at Pechanga – This award-winning 18-hole championship course was also designed by Arthur Hills and features challenging links as well as a great view
  2. Explore the trails at the Santa Rosa Plateau

    The 9,000-acre Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve protects various ecosystems, which you can explore through several hiking and multiuse trails. In addition to wildlife watching, you can also enjoy the historical destinations along the trails such as the Moreno and Machado Adobes, which were bunkhouses for cowboys in the 1800s.

  3. Sweat it out on the city’s bike trails

    Temecula’s rolling hills will prove to be an extra challenge for serious cyclists, but the city also features flat biking trails around the town for those who want a more leisurely ride. There are more than 90 miles of biking trails in the city, with an additional 20 miles throughout the Wine Country. More adventurous cyclists can take the biking trails at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve.

  4. Go around Wine Country on horseback

    Wine Country’s multiuse trails are perfect for riding and are a great way to explore the lush vineyards. If you’re a beginner, you can take riding lessons at one of the stables here, or go on a guided trail ride where you’ll be taken on a tour of various vineyards.

  5. Take a historical tour of Old Town Temecula

    Walking around historic Old Town Temecula makes for good exercise while soaking in the culture. Go back in time as you explore the town’s relics from the 1800s, including western-era buildings, wooden boardwalks, and museums. Visit art galleries, antique shops, and rustic storefronts, then cap your tour by dining at one of the excellent restaurants in the area.

  6. Enjoy water sports at the city’s lakes

    Lake Hemet and Vail Lake are two of the city’s most popular destinations. They offer facilities for camping and a host of other activities such as swimming, fishing, kayaking, hiking, biking, and more. Lodging is also available at Lake Hemet for those who prefer to glamp it up.

  7. Get into extreme sports at Temecula Skate Park

    If you’re up to something more thrilling, try skateboarding and inline skating at this facility. It features skateboarding bowls and ramps, as well as a skating area with curbs, a pyramid, a fun box, and stairs.

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