Old Town Novato is a portion of the city of Novato located near the North Bay portion of San Francisco Bay region. Old Town Novato is located in the northern Marin County, California. The region's weather is slightly different than that of San Francisco in that the climate is usually warm with dry summers and cool, wet winter months. Known as one of the smartest tourist destinations, Old Town Novato is perfectly situated near some of San Francisco's hottest attractions.
The Golden Gate Bridge is approximately twenty minutes from Old Town, fifteen minutes from prime shopping in downtown San Francisco, and ten minutes from some of the area's world class wineries in Napa and Sonoma. The town itself is very pedestrian friendly and tourists arrive with shopping in mind. Shops line the streets, from unique boutiques to eclectic galleries; there is something for everyone in Old Town Novato. The family-friendly atmosphere includes a lot of entertainment from the great outdoors. Shop owners and local residents are known to be some of the friendliest and hospitable people in all of northern California. The area's recently restored Grant Avenue makes Old Town the place to shop, dine and visit for everyone who arrives in this region.