Napa is changing
I’m a native Napa resident (55 years).
You can’t beat the weather. Winters can be cool to cold, but sometimes Napa is treated to warm sunny days. It does rain and sometimes flood, but the damage is usually limited to known problem areas. Spring, summer and fall is usually great weather.
The place really is beautiful. The vineyards, wineries and tourist industry generate tremendous revenue and generally, things are well kept, if not outwardly lavish in addition to the natural beauty of the area.
Good restaurants and general shopping. While a significant amount of the county and cities are focused on the tourist/wine industry, residents can take advantage of reasonable dining our and free or reduced wine tastings. As a local, I’ve found numerous happy hours to dine and drink cheap.
Good local events. From outdoor festivals, music and the local secret “Porch Fest”, most of the year something is going on somewhere. Read More