Downtown Petaluma is located about 20 minutes east of Nick’s Cove and offers many things for visitors to enjoy. Here are some out-of-the-ordinary attractions Petaluma has to offer:
Visit Locations from Famous Movies
Downtown Petaluma is oozing with charm and history. The unique building designs and architecture has appealed to Hollywood more than once. A self-guided walking tour will take you to key locations for films like “American Graffiti” and “Basic Instinct” in the downtown area. Download directions for the self-guided Petaluma Film Tour, here.
If you’re visiting historic downtown Petaluma, a must-stop is the Military Antiques & Museum. There are vintage artifacts for sale in the military shop and the museum features enough artifacts to keep you busy for hours (with no entrance fee!)
Another experience quite fitting to enjoy in the historical downtown is exploring Chick-A-BOOM! Vintage. Their collection features vintage pieces from as early as the 19th century to as recently as the 1980s and promises a fun time for anyone who appreciates a good shopping experience.