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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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Studio bed Photo
11399 Valley Ford Road, Petaluma, CA 94952

Yep! That's your view! Our spacious and bright studio must be somewhat romantic as we have had many happy honeymooners and newlyweds stay with us. Whether you are looking to go wine tasting, cheese…

Petaluma East-Side Farmers Market Photo
320 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA 94954

The Petaluma East-Side Farmers’ Market is excited to offer local agricultural products including farm fresh vegetables, fruit, eggs, meats, locally made gourmet foods, coffee and espresso, fresh baked…

Della Fattoria Bakery Photo
139 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma, CA 94952

Della Fattoria is an artisan bread bakery and european style cafe in Petaluma, California. Also, find our breads at fine markets and restaurants around the Bay Area. Open daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.