To accomodate new developement, retail activity has accelerated in recent years, much of it along the Intersate 580 corridor.
Despite the cosmopolitan nature of the research labratories and related companies, the area enjoys an ideal microclimate for growing grape varietals like sauvignon blanc and cabernet. Lovely vineyards have graced the valley since the mid 1800’s, drawing locals and visitors to their tours, tastings and colorful special events.
Livermore offers a general aviation airport, recreation centers, senior centers, golf courses, lush local parks and horse arenas.
Lake Del Valle Regional Park is ideal for a wide range of outdoor activities and sports. Hiking, biking, fishing, boating, swimming, windsurfing, horseback riding, picnicking, studying nature and camping are common pastimes in this panoramic park.