Where to stay

Travel to/from Stemple Creek Ranch:
Due to Stemple Creek Ranch's location, as well as parking primarily being used for vendors, we are providing shuttles for all guests to ensure a smooth arrival and departure! We highly advise that you do not drive directly to Stemple Creek Ranch. The roads are narrow, and unlit with no cell phone reception. We are providing shuttles for your safety, comfort and convenience so please use them.

UPDATED SHUTTLE BUS DETAILS: Note: These details have recently changed and are subject to further change, so please check back closer to the date!

Transport to/from Stemple Creek Ranch:
Stemple Creek, a working ranch, is located in a beautiful, rural area. The roads there are narrow and unlit; cell reception is spotty. And there is very limited parking. 
For your safety, comfort and convenience shuttles have been hired to transport our guests to the venue and back. Please plan to use them!

Shuttle Details for Departure from Petaluma to Stemple Creek Ranch:
Buses will depart for the wedding at 2:45 from:

Sheraton Sonoma County Hotel 
745 Baywood Dr
Petaluma, CA 94954

Parking is available at the back of the parking lot—no overnight parking is allowed. 
Since returning buses (see below) will do their best to drop you at your hotel, please consider taking an Uber/Lyft/Taxi to the Sheraton. 
Please plan to arrive with plenty of time to board the buses. Journey time is approximately 35 min. 

Shuttle Details for Return from Stemple Creek Ranch to Petaluma
Group departures from the ranch are scheduled for 9:30pm and 11:00pm. 
If, after the ceremony, anyone has to depart prior to 9:30, one shuttle bus will be standing by, to return to Petaluma. 
The shuttle buses are scheduled to return guests to:
Sheraton Sonoma County Hotel
And, if requested:

Hampton Inn Petaluma
450 Jefferson St, Petaluma, CA 94952

Best Western Petaluma Inn
200 S McDowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94954

Since Petaluma is a relatively small town, the drop off locations are all in close proximity. 
Note: AT&T does not have service at Stemple Creek Ranch, however Verizon does work. Should you need it, there is WiFi at the venue.

There are several hotels that we recommend in the area. Stemple Creek Ranch is 25 minutes from downtown Petaluma, however we will provide transportation for all guests to the venue from Petaluma.

Travel to the Bay Area:
Nearby Airports:
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Oakland International Airport (OAK)
Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport (STS)- Santa Rosa (approx. 30 minute Uber/Lyft)

If you are flying into SFO or OAK, there are several options to get up to Petaluma:
  • Rent a car and drive up (approx. 1 hour, 15 minutes)
  • Uber/Lyft to Petaluma
  • Take SFO Bart (International Terminal) or Oakland Bart (Coliseum) train to Embarcadero Bart station. Hop on the Ferry to Larkspur. Uber/Lyft from Larkspur to Petaluma (approx. 25 minutes)
Note: Lyft and Uber have their headquarters in SF-- there is never a shortage of them in the Bay Area!
Kelly Ventura