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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Formally known as the 'Egg Basket of the World' for its bustling egg industry in the early 20th century, Petaluma (pop. 57,941) is now known as a foodie haven in Northern California. You'd be hard...
Sonoma County is home to one of the state's oldest and most historic cities: Petaluma. It boasts a well-maintained downtown that is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. First settled in...
Pinot Noir and Chardonnay were not the first choice when the late Peter Pfendler planted his vineyards in the 1990s, but they're the stars today at Sonoma County's Pfendler Vineyards winery.I'm not...
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