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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,…

Thai Cuisine Photo
610 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma, CA 94952

Thai Cuisine is a family-owned business, serving delicious, authentic Thai food and amiable service since 2010. In Petaluma's historic and peaceful downtown, we work to provide a lovely home away from…

Art Gallery at Rancho Obi-Wan Photo
Contact us directly, Petaluma, CA 94952

Rancho Obi-Wan is a 9,000-square-foot non-profit museum located on the outskirts of wine country in Petaluma, California. Officially recognized by Guinness World Records in 2014, it houses the world’s…

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…

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 -…