California, USA
  • Napa Some of the world's greatest wine is grown in Napa Valley.  Napa
    Some of the world's greatest wine is grown in Napa Valley.

Napa and the towns that surround it are an epicurean delight.  Situated in a Mediterranean climate with cool, wet winters and warm, dry summers, the area's geography is perfect for growing wine, olives, flowers and lots more. 

Talk about a great lifestyle ...

What's better than time spent visiting vineyards, sampling wine, cheese and local fare as the sun shines to ripen grapes spread in all directions.  In the city of Napa and surrounding valley, a little bit of old and little bit of new are mixed in a vibrant, small downtown.  Recognized as one of the best places to live in America, Napa offers a gourmet marketplace, quirky shops, fun restaurants and swanky hotels.  Major employers include wineries, resorts, banks and the local hospital.  It certainly is a place to consider to ... travel or move.


  • Mediterranean

Physical Environment

  • Town under 75,000 with vibrant main street
  • Mountains
  • Rolling countryside


  • Active club/bar/music scene
  • Ethnic restaurants
  • Local professional symphony
  • Local community theatre
  • Fine art museum
  • Major public college in downtown
  • Local film festival


  • Leaning liberal


  • $$$$ -- Things cost more than you'd expect


  • Biking, hunting, running trails
  • Downtown yoga studio
  • Casino gaming within 25 miles
  • Year-round fitness swimming center
  • Public golf course


  • Public squares
  • Mixed-use, mixed-income neighborhoods
  • Working farms within 25 miles
  • Safe bike corridors


  • Community hospital only
  • Community senior center
  • Community swimming pool
  • Emergency medical services within 25 miles