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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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Spirits Up Photo
601 Sky Ranch Drive, Petaluma, CA 94954

Spirits Up will teach you to fly a trike, or take you for a magical flight in a safe and powerful open cockpit aircraft. Come share the beauty of the open sky. Safety, comfort and pure recreational…

J.Fermi Photo
21 Western Avenue, Petaluma, CA 94952

J. Fermi carries casual/contemporary clothing styles for work, casual, and formal occasions. Each item is handpicked with quality, comfort and style in mind. Our goal is to provide a variety of style…