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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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Wilibees - Petaluma Photo
309 Lakeville Street, Petaluma, CA 94952

Boutique wines, craft beers, artisanal spirits. 4,000 square feet of superb selection and pure satisfaction. Special order experts; you want it, we find it! Located at the gateway to Sonoma County -…

Cottage Gardens of Petaluma Photo
3995 Emerald Drive, Petaluma, CA 94952

Established in 1991, we grow almost 80% of what we sell here at Cottage Gardens of Petaluma. We tend and care for the tiny young plants and seedlings in our 2+ acre growing grounds until they can be…

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…

Rooster Run Golf Club Photo
2301 E. Washington Street, Petaluma, CA 94954

For your small or grand event, Rooster Run Event Center offers three elegant and unique spaces, each with its own entrance and beautiful golf course views. Savor your wine country event while we take…