Popular attractions, unlimited shopping, and exciting entertainment – no matter what you’re looking for, the city of Petaluma has it! Situated 32 miles north of San Francisco, this thriving city offers ideal apartment renting for every resident, whether you’re just starting out, have a family, or ready to retire.
Petaluma City School District is the single largest employer for the area, proving jobs for almost 1,500 residents of the Petaluma area. Opportunities also exist with major area employers like Petaluma Valley Hospital, the United States Postal Service, Petaluma Poultry, and Santa Rosa Junior College. Petaluma is also the site of several business and industrial parks. College students can enjoy easy commutes to a number of colleges and universities in the area, including Sonoma State University, Santa Rosa Junior College, Napa Valley College, and Contra Costa College.
Petaluma is a shopper’s paradise with numerous shopping centers in the area, including the Golden Eagle Shopping Center, the Great Petaluma Mill Shopping Center, the Plaza North Shopping Center, the Petaluma Town Plaza Shopping Center, and the Petaluma Factory Outlets Shopping Center. Besides hosting numerous boutique shops, the downtown area is known for their fantastic art galleries, popular restaurants, and historic sites. For a night of live entertainment, take in a show at the Petaluma Arts Center or McNear’s Mystic Theatre.
While renting an apartment in Petaluma, you’ll find that the opportunities for entertainment are endless. The community hosts local events and festivals throughout the year, including the Petaluma International Film Festival and the Butter and Egg Days Parade. Children love taking tours of Mrs. Grossman’s Sticker Factory, where they get stickers at each stop along the tour. There are also opportunities for recreation at Petaluma’s many parks, along with water sport activities and riverboat tours available on the Petaluma River.