As a mom to 5 kids ages 3-14 years old, I am always looking for new things to do in Temecula. After becoming frequent travelers we learned how to research family friendly things to do in cities all over the world. So, we decided to take that newfound knowledge and do a little research at home. And, voila! We have been uncovering some amazing hidden gems for families in Temecula. Check out our list of things to do in and around Temecula Valley and then let us know if we missed your favorite by leaving us a comment below. Please note these appear in no particular order.
20 Kid-Friendly Things To Do in Temecula
1 Get Air- kids and adults alike love this trampoline park located in Temecula. It’s a great way to burn some of that crazy energy your kids have (or burn a few calories yourself). Smart Card members SAVE $ by showing their member card at the register.
2 Temecula Clay- offers both adult and child classes. You can sign up for one or a series of classes. They also offer camps for kids during certain times of the year like summer as well. Learn more about their offerings here.
3 STORM Baseball Stadium- catch a minor league baseball game at the STORM Stadium in nearby Lake Elsinore. They always have fun events going on too. Just show your Smart Card and SAVE!
4 Green Acres Ranch- kids 7 & up will enjoy a Ranch Ride through the vineyards on top of a beautiful horse.
5 Brunswick Zone- bowling can be a blast, especially on Tuesdays at Brunswick where pizza slices, games, and shoes all cost just $2.22 each. Plus, they have $2 for $5 arcade cards too! See more info and regular pricing here. Or SAVE on regular pricing with your Smart Card at the register.
6 Harveston Boat Rentals– Harveston is a fun spot for kids to hang out. Older kids will enjoy riding their bikes or scooters around the lake, fishing, and renting boats and kicking it on the lake. Visit Yelp to check out the reviews or get directions here.
7 Pole Position- kids love getting behind the wheel at Pole Position which is an electric indoor go kart racing center. It’s one of my son’s favorite things to do in Temecula in fact. I love that the kids all wear helmets while zooming around the track and it’s also a bonus that it is indoors. Perfect for escaping the heat. See how you can score discounted admission here.
8 Mulligan Family Fun Center- this place is a kids dream with arcade games, rock climbing, go karts, laser tag, rides, mini golf, water slides and more. Heading here is a true adventure! See their website for specials including their Tuesday Madness Special where an Ultimate Fun Pass costs $20 and pizza is 50% OFF! You can also get discounted passes through Smart Card.
9 Epic Rollertainment- kids love skating at this exciting indoor skating rink. Check their schedule for open skate times and head over for some air conditioned fun. Smart Card members SAVE by showing their card at the register.
10 Beach Bus- did you know that Temecula & Murrieta have a beach bus? Students in grades 1-12 can ride for just 25 cents through Labor Day. Parents are $6. You save on gas and parking is free plus there are nice cushioned seats, wifi and ports to plug your phone in. Learn more here.
1 Alpaca Farm- did you know you can visit the Alpaca Hacienda in Temecula? Appointments can be arranged Monday- Saturday. There is a meet & greet which allows the kids to get up close and personal with the alpacas. They can even hand feed them and take a photo. Or you can take the Alpaca 101 tour which includes education on the process of how they work with the alpaca fiber. For an added fee you can extend the tour and the kids can do a craft that features the alpaca fibers. The tours do cost but the fees are nominal starting at $5 and kids 3 & under are free. Learn more here.
2 Eagle Soar Playground & Splash Pad- this fun park is located at the Margarita Community Park (find directions here) has a playground made for children with all ability types in mind. It’s a great place to have fun and cool off. Just be sure to check the website as the splash park does close from time to time.
3 Temecula Valley Museum– this cute museum located in Old Town is the perfect spot to escape the heat with little ones. My kids love the hand on exhibit upstairs where they could dress up. Check out our full review here.
4 Temecula Creek Trail Park- is a great place to take the kids on a hike or a jog. There is also a small play area here for them to climb on.
5 Imagine Me Grow- a fun interactive indoor playground featuring dress up exhibits and more. My daughter loves putting on the Fireman suit and playing in the firetruck. See their open play times here.
6 Child’s Play- little ones love playing at this indoor playground and birthday center. They offer open play Mon-Fri & Sun afternoon. It’s a great way to let your kids burn some energy while keeping cool. Learn more here.
7 Pennypickle’s Workshop (Temecula Children’s Museum)- little ones will enjoy learning about science in this wacky and fun interactive museum located in Old Town Temecula. They offer some really fun family events so it’s smart to check back often. You can view their upcoming events, hours and pricing here.
8 Harveston Duck Pond- families will love hanging out at the children’s play structure located at the lake park in Harveston. The lake is open to the public and is filled with friendly ducks and turtles. There are clean restrooms, a walking path, boat rentals, and picnic tables making it the perfect place to enjoy a family outing. For more info click here.
9 Temecula Public Library- my kids always love heading to the “big library” as they call it. And, I can see why the Temecula Public Library is massive with its own Kids Library inside and they always have tons of great kids events going on through the city. Check their website for details.
10 Kenny’s Strawberry Farm- take the kids out to the farm to do some berry picking at Farmer Kenny’s Strawberry Farm. Little ones will love getting dirty, learning about how strawberries grow, and of course eating them is the best part!
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