Petaluma is a historic city in Sonoma County, California famous for its booming wine industry. Sitting west of Napa, Petaluma is a popular day trip destination among people in San Francisco. Visitors are sure to enjoy Petaluma’s historic buildings, charming downtown, great breweries and world-famous wineries and vineyards.
Petaluma isn’t a huge city, but it offers plenty of things to do for travelers in the area. The city is located on the Petaluma River and there’s a great river walk, which goes around the Turning Basin and Harbor, then across the drawbridge. Take a stroll through the Historic downtown area where there’s great shopping and eating. You can also visit the Petaluma Historical Museum located in the heart of downtown in a beautiful library building that has been constructed into a museum. Petaluma is located in wine country California and offers some great wineries and vineyards in Kastania Vineyards and Sonoma Portworks among others. Petaluma is also home to the popular Lagunitas Brewing Company where you can explore their facility and enjoy great dining and drinking. For entertainment in the city, there’s a great live music spot in the historic Mystic Theater where you can hear great bands, especially cover bands, year-round in an intimate setting. There are great parks in the area if you’re looking to immerse yourself in nature with the Helen Putnam Park where you can enjoy great walking trails with beautiful views of the Northern California countryside. There’s also the Petaluma Adobe Historical State Park where you can enjoy a historical tour of old Adobe rooms dating back to the 1830s from General Vallejo’s 66,000-acre working ranch.
You can take all sorts of day trips from Petaluma during your vacation. Petaluma sits in Sonoma County that has over 65,000 acres of vineyards and over 300 wineries in the area that you can tour and taste some of the world’s best wines. Or, take a 40-minute drive trip to Napa where you can visit even more world-renowned wineries and vineyards like Hendry Ranch and the William Hill Estate Winery. If you’re looking for a day trip want to explore a city, San Francisco is just a 50-minute drive south of Petaluma and is one of the most popular tourist cities in America thanks to the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, the San Francisco Giants and more!
If you’re travelling to Petaluma for a vacation, we offer a large selection of short-term vacation rentals for great rates all over the area. On Tripping.com, you can find a wide variety of beautiful homes of different sizes in Petaluma to fit your size needs for your group or family and your budget. Live like a local in Petaluma by booking your vacation on Tripping.com.
You can get around Petaluma easily by foot if you’re exploring the city as well as your own vehicle if you’re going outside of the downtown area at all. Petaluma also has transit bus systems at low fares and taxi services.
Looking for a vacation rental in Petaluma? Tripping.com has 64 vacation rental homes available in Petaluma. You'll find 1 studios, 30 1-bedroom, 18 2-bedroom and 15 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $65 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Petaluma is $255 while the average price of a weekly rental is $3493. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Petaluma home is $10568.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 17 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Petaluma. In addition to accommodating pets, Petaluma rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 50 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 49 have TV and/or cable and 9 have a pool or hot tub.
Search properties from 7 vacation rental sites in Petaluma where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Expedia, and TripAdvisor. There are 37 HomeAway rentals, 8 Expedia short term rentals and 5 TripAdvisor vacation rentals.