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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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Gilardi's Lakeville Marina Photo
5684 Lakeville Highway, Petaluma, CA 95454

Gilardis Lakeville Marina is located approximately at the midway point between the mouth of Petaluma River and the City of Petaluma. The Marina provides access to a guest dock, restaurant & bar,…

Petaluma Marina Photo
781 Baywood Drive, Petaluma, CA 94954

We are proud to offer this newest of boating facilities for your use and enjoyment. The waters of the Petaluma Marina are part of the Petaluma River, a channel that runs fourteen miles from the north…

Club Pilates Petaluma
289 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA 94954

Club Pilates Petaluma East is a boutique Pilates studio specializing in reformer fusion classes for anyone, at any age or fitness level. Pure to Joseph Pilates’ original Reformer-based Contrology…