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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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Books at Chelsea Antiques Photo
148 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma, CA 94952

Chelsea Antiques is a not-to-be-missed destination shopping adventure promising extraordinary offerings. With over 25 independent dealers, Chelsea Antiques offers a wide range of furniture, lighting,…

The Plaza North Shopping Center Photo
259B N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA 94954

The Plaza North is one of Petaluma’s oldest and largest shopping centers. We are conveniently located near the corner of the heavily trafficked North McDowell Boulevard and East Washington Street…

Sienna Antiques Photo
119 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma, CA 94952

Exceptional Home Furnishings from Exiting Modern to three Centuries of Antiques. Come see for yourself!

Summer Cottage Antiques Photo
153 Kentucky Street, Petaluma, CA 94952

Located in the historic downtown district of Petaluma, California, Summer Cottage Antiques brings the rustic and whimsical style of California's history into the modern aesthetic. Created and operated…

Pasta at Trattoria Photo
140 Second Street, Petaluma, CA 94952

Edward Pizzuti, a veteran of the Vietnam war era was born in the Molise region of Italy, spent his young years in Tuscany and migrated to the U.S. in 1958 with his family. Josephine Pizzuti, (Josie)…