The main street in Los Alamos is Bell Street, or California Route 135. Many businesses line the street, such as the historic 1880 Union Hotel, an old Wells Fargo stagecoach stop, the Victorian Mansion Bed & Breakfast, an 1864 Victorian that houses themed suite, or the Alamo Motel. The town also features antique stores, wine tasting and art galleries such as The C Gallery, the ArtBrut Gallery, and at Terramony Stoneware, the Gentleman Farmer, and also see the eateries such as Full of Life Flatbread , Bell Street Farms, Charlies, The Station, the Cafe Quackenbush at the General Store and Bob’s WellBread.
Also, you have to go see the central coast’s largest and best rock and stone yard at The Rock Depot.
In addition to the wonderful cuisine in Los Alamos, the town also features a few tasting rooms such as the Bedford Winery, and Casa Dumetz Wines, The Los Alamos Wine Saloon, and Babi’s Beer Emporium and the Depot Pub. Several of these eateries and wineries were featured in the summer 2012 issue of Edible Santa Barbara and Sunset Magazine recently created a video around the wine and cuisine of Los Alamos!
The local elementary school, Olga Reed School is located next to the County Park. The second park in Los Alamos is Arthur Ferrini Park, located next to the town market and near the County Fire Station No. 24, and the local water and treatment district. Many locals walk or ride their bicycles around town.
Los Alamos Old Days is a celebration held in September annually on Bell Street and is usually two days long and offers stands, tractors, antique and car shows, crafts and food booths as well as a parade that celebrates the agriculture and history around Los Alamos Valley.