Napa County is known worldwide for its excellent wines, particularly its award-winning Cabernet Sauvignon. Throughout the county, the landscape is dotted with vineyards and wineries that form the backbone of the local economy. Approximately 3.85 million visitors come to Napa County each year to experience the festivals, wineries, countryside charm, and unique cultural attractions that this premier wine country has to offer.
Napa County is made up of around 11 towns and cities, as well as several unincorporated communities. The county seat, Napa City, is also the most urban community in this largely agricultural region. With its wealth of hotels, restaurants, shops, and wineries, Napa City serves as a convenient base for many tourists in the county.
Real estate in Napa County
In August, 2022, the median home price in Napa County was $1.1 million, up 25.1% from the same period in 2021. A consistent seller’s market, homes here sell at an average of 66 days and for approximately the same amount as its listing price.
While real estate in Napa County is predominantly made up of single-family properties, vacant land is also widely available. The county has an abundance of acreage properties, many of which have operating vineyards or great potential for the production of wine and other agricultural products.
Ranch is the most popular architectural style, but you’ll also find plenty of Mediterranean and contemporary properties that make the most of the stunning countryside views.
Top attractions and activities
Wine tastings and food pairings
There’s an abundance of tasting rooms in Napa County, some of which also offer food pairing experiences. In addition to great wine and food, many of these destinations also feature live entertainment and special events.
Hot air balloon rides
Tour the Napa Valley from above the clouds with hot air balloon rides. You’ll find quite a few hot air balloon operators in the county who offer balloon rides regularly as long as the weather permits.
Get the best pampering in one of the many spas in Napa County, particularly in the Calistoga hot springs area. Some of the top places to go include Solage, Indian Springs, and Calistoga Spa Hot Springs.
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