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Petaluma

The riverside town of Petaluma is now a foodie haven, with dining options that include a mix of ethnic cuisines and awarding-winning restaurants using the best locally grown and produced products. Known for its wines, Petaluma also boasts world-class beers and ales, award-winning olive oils, and artisan cheeses that are served in some of the finest restaurants nationwide. And Petaluma has a wide array of lodging choices, from brand names to charming inns. 

Petaluma's well-preserved city center is filled with an engaging mix of boutiques, antiques shops, and specialty stores, many in historic buildings.

The town boasts a thriving arts community, with more than a dozen downtown art galleries, exhibiting handcrafted jewelry, paintings, and sculpture by contemporary artists of local and international renown.

Picturesque Petaluma has captured the attention of numerous filmmakers, serving as a location for many major films — American Graffiti (1973), Cujo (1983), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Basic Instinct (1992), Scream (1996), Pleasantville (1998), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), and many more. 

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Mad Sicilian Photo
203 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA 94954

The Mad Sicilian is a premier and authentic Pizza that is now proudly serving the Petaluma area. Our mission is to provide high-quality food for all those that wish to have an enjoyable evening and…

Petaluma Seed Bank Photo
110 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma, CA 94952

Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company's “Seed Bank” finds its home in the historic Petaluma Downtown District. It’s a beacon for gardeners, foodies, shoppers, and tourists alike for non GMO seeds,…

Petaluma Golf & Country Club Photo
1500 Country Club Drive, Petaluma, CA 94952

Petaluma Golf & Country Club is a private club offering a wide range of golfing opportunities and a venue for special occasions and events. The nine-hole course is configured with numerous tee…

Ron Noble Wines
2420 Mountain Ranch Road, Petaluma, CA 94954

Less than 15 miles from the Pacific Ocean and situated in the Petaluma Gap, the Ron Noble Estate exemplifies the ideal nexus of land, water and air. With an emphasis on Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, Ron…

Petaluma Farmers Market Photo
140 Second St., #112, Petaluma, CA 94952

Petaluma Farmers Markets are both filled with fresh produce, flowers, artisans cheeses & breads, canned items, fresh meat & fish as well as local crafts. Located at 2nd Street, between B & D Streets.…