Top 30 Things to Do in Temecula

Whether you are planning a weekend couple’s getaway, a get-together with friends, a day trip to a local winery, or a family vacation, Temecula offers abundant opportunities for adventure. From taking a wine tasting tour through the rolling hills of Temecula wine country to horseback riding and sightseeing, there are always fun things to do. Below we have compiled a list of 30 of the top things you should do while in Temecula. So, pack your bag and have a fabulous time! Best Things to Do with Kids Interact with Alpacas at the Alpaca Hacienda Image source: The Alpaca Hacienda Description: Take a tour of The Alpaca Hacienda, a family-friendly alpaca farm where you can enjoy hands-on interaction with alpacas and even give them treats. You can also learn interesting facts about alpacas at an educational seminar. The tour also includes a visit to The Alpaca Shoppe, an alpaca-themed store that features items made from alpaca fleece, such as hats and scarves. Best time of year: spring through fall Quote from Yelp review: “The alpacas are so cute and it’s just a nice way to spend a few hours. Loved Julie, our tour guide for the day!.” – Thuy P.,...

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20 Incredible & FREE Hot Air Balloon Pictures

With over 40 years of flying experience at California Dreamin’ Hot Air Balloons, we’ve captured our fair share of hot air balloon pictures. We’ve celebrated anniversaries, birthdays, engagements, and more all from thousands of feet off the ground. See some of our favorite hot air balloon pictures below.

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Mars Is About to Have Its ‘Wright Brothers Moment’

NASA is about to take to the air on another planet. As part of its next mission to Mars, leaving Earth this summer, the space agency will attempt to do something that has never been done before: fly a helicopter through the rarefied atmosphere of Mars. If it works, the small helicopter, named Ingenuity, will open a new way for future robotic explorers to get a bird’s-eye view of Mars and other worlds in the solar system. “This is very analogous to the Wright brothers moment, but on another planet,” said MiMi Aung, the project manager of the Mars helicopter at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory over the past six years. Flying on Mars is not a trivial endeavor. There is not much air there to push against to generate lift. At the surface of Mars, the atmosphere is just 1/100th as dense as Earth’s. The lesser gravity — one-third of what you feel here — helps with getting airborne. But taking off from the surface of Mars is the equivalent of flying at an altitude of 100,000 feet on Earth. No terrestrial helicopter has ever flown that high, and that’s more than twice the altitude that jetliners typically fly at....

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