I also had similar feelings to you about the ‘coolness’ of hand coding a website…then my head hurt from banging it against a brick wall everytime I needed to learn something new because of how quickly new technology is introduced into the web design/development process.
As @PixelGeek has described, Webflow is a tool that enables you to do your work quicker (and more often better). Everybody has different strengths and abilities, so there will always be a debate about what is ‘Best’. The ‘Best’ is what works best for you.
The beauty of Webflow is that it allows you to use all of your design and development concepts/skills, in fact having that basis will help you so much in making full use of Webflow.
Don’t think or compare Webflow to Wordpress or other ‘Drag and Drop’ website builders, as it is completely different. Having a basic understanding of design and development will serve you well and give you more control/freedom to create the things you want to create, rather than just using a template.
As with everything there is a learning curve, and Webflow is no different. However, there are awesome free resources available to learn from and the forum community is amazing! There is always someone willing to help when you get stuck.
Give it an honest try, play with it, stick with it, persevere.
All the best