About Petaluma

Experience the charm of Petaluma, one of the oldest cities in California. Centrally located 32 miles north of San Francisco, Petaluma is the ideal base for exploring Sonoma County Wine Country, the redwoods, the dramatic Sonoma Coast, Point Reyes National Seashore and the entire Bay Area.

Petaluma’s Historic Downtown, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, offers extraordinary diversity in shopping and dining experiences, a wealth of nightlife, and numerous city parks. Turn-of-the-century buildings house many antique shops, art galleries, restaurants, and live entertainment venues.


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