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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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Aqus Cafe Photo
189 H St., Petaluma, CA 94952

Aqus Café was created to foster community by providing a space for people to meet, connect and get to know each other. Today, it is a community living room attracting a wide diversity of people…

The Bagel Mill Petaluma Photo
212 Western Ave., Petaluma, CA 94952

We use traditional bagel making techniques and the best ingredients to bring you the highest quality bagels. Our bagels are made with fresh flour, whole grains, and fermented with a sourdough starter.

Hollingsworth Jewelers Gallery Photo
5 Petaluma Blvd. North, Petaluma, CA 94952

Enjoy your jewelry shopping experience in a relaxed, casual atmosphere with friendly customer service and a knowledgeable staff at Hollingsworth Jewelers Gallery, voted people’s choice for Best…

Adastra Wines Photo
5 East Napa St., Sonoma, CA 95476

We are a small, family-owned enterprise crafting limited-production wines from our certified organic vineyard in the Napa Carneros. From 50 cases in 1995 to 1,500 cases per year today, our focus has…

Flamez Grill Photo
701 Sonoma Mountain Parkway, Petaluma, CA 94954

We invite you and your family to come in and try our delicious cuisine, from tasty appetizers to delightful desserts. Come in and experience where "Good Food & Good People come together." Flamez Grill…

BodyROK Petaluma Photo
5 Petaluma Blvd. S, Suite E, Petaluma, CA 94952

BODYROK offers high intensity, low impact workouts that will tone, sculpt and redefine your body and mind in just 40-50 minutes. Bring on the heart pumping music, high energy instructors, beautiful…