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Route 66 Driving Tour In Pulaski County USA - Fort Leonard Wood, MO!

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The historic Route 66 is a stretch of Highway that goes across a huge portion of the US. This roadway attracts tons of visitors with its scenery and must-see landmarks along the way. Route 66 runs through St. Robert Missouri. In fact, Pulaski County features 33 miles of Historic Route 66 with a lot of great stops along the way. If you are looking for the best way to take in the Mother Road in Pulaski County, we recommend taking advantage of Pulaski County USA's Self  Driving Tour! Read on to get the details!  Historic Route 66 Approximate Drive Time: 1.5 Hours  Below are a few of the stops you will make along the way. For a full list of driving directions and stops outlined mile by mile, utilize the full Historic Route 66 Driving Tour HERE . STERLING HILLBILLY STORE Famous for their 19 cent burgers. The water pump, now painted red, can be seen in vintage postcards of the store.  ELBOW INN  This was the original MUNGER-MOSS SANDWICH SHOP in the late 1930’s. The Munger-Moss reloca

Take a Fall Ozarks Road Trip to Fort Leonard Wood! 🍂🛣️

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 Fall is almost here and a road trip to the Ozarks is one of the best ways to enjoy the season! If you've never been to our area in the fall, you have to make it a priority! Gorgeous fall foliage abounds, a low-key atmosphere and plenty to keep you busy make it an easy destination for a last-minute road trip! Read on to get a few ideas for your fall road trip!  Landscapes and Ozark Mountain Views!  If you are looking for a place to enjoy fall landscapes, Pulaski County is the place to be! Check out this guide from the Ozarks Leaf Peepers'  Backroad Bonanza! The perfect self-guided tour for all the best areas and roads to spot the BEST fall foliage in the area! View the self-guided tour HERE !  Pumpkin Patches & Fall Floats!  You will find several pumpkin patches in our area to get your fall fix! Check out our blog, Visit a Local Pumpkin Patch in and Around Fort Leonard Wood This Fall , to find out where the best pumpkin patches are in our area!  A float down the river in th

Best Fall Hikes in the Ozarks Around Fort Leonard Wood!

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Fall is an absolutely gorgeous time of year, especially when you are in the Ozarks! One of the best ways to take in the fall scenery is to go on a hike! If you are looking for a low-key getaway this fall, consider taking a trip to Fort Leonard! We are centrally located to some incredible trails! Read on to learn about a few hiking trails in and around Fort Leonard Wood!  Pulaski County  Hartford Road 1.15 miles northeast of Road Ranger, Highway 28 Hartford Road, a 3.39-mile-long loop drops into a Big Piney river valley. After only a mile you will be rewarded with dramatic river bluffs. In an especially picturesque scene, the road squeezes between the Big Piney river and the former Possum Lodge resort before climbing back to Highway 28 positioned on the ridge above. Camp/Crown Roads - 4.92 miles northeast of Road Ranger, Highway 28 Camp Road and Crown Road partner to lazily loop (5.81 miles) around the former Gasconade Hills Conservation Area. The structures and foundations that perch o

Book Your Summer 2022 Vacation! Fort Wood Hotel's Blog is Your Guide to the Area!

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Summer is coming to a close, but don't fret - it's never too early to start planning for next summer's activities! If you've never been to Fort Leonard Wood, you may not know that we are situated right here in the Missouri Ozarks! There are ample things to keep you busy no matter what your hobbies and interests are! If you are new to our blog, you may not know the vast amount of information Fort Wood Hotels provides for fun things to keep you busy while you are here. Read on to learn more about fun things to do in and around Fort Leonard and our top must-read blog posts!  Fort Wood Hotels Blogs  We dedicate a big portion of our blogs as a learning resource for the Fort Leonard Wood Area. If you are looking for entertainment in the area, the Fort Wood Hotel's blog is a great resource for a guide to Fort Leonard Wood! You'll learn about upcoming events, ongoing activities, the history of the area, and so much more! You can always read our past blogs HERE or simp

Music Festival Details for the 9/11 Patriots Day Festival

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 Fort  Wood Hotels is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming 9/11 Patriots Festival. The morning of the festival will be dedicated to honoring the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 event. Fun events that are intended to bring together patriotism and fellowship will take place throughout the day! Starting at 5:00 PM, there will be great live music from local Missouri country music artists. Read on to learn more about the three bands that will play for the 9/11 Patriots Festival.  Remembering 9/11 Patriots Day Festival  Presented by: The Armed Services YMCA of Missouri  Saturday, September 11th, 2021  Pulaski County Ft Wood Shrine Club Our Mission, Vision, and Goals We are on a mission to bring service members & families stationed at Fort Leonard Wood together with the surrounding community to provide an event focused around patriotism, music, fellowship, community, and education centered around the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 event. Check out our past blog, Remembering 9/11 Patriots Day

Visit a Local Pumpkin Patch in and Around Fort Leonard Wood This Fall! 🎃🍁

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 Fall is just around the corner which means the local pumpkin patches will be opening soon! Although we are a little sad to see summer go, fall is an exceptionally gorgeous time of year in the Ozarks! The Fort Leonard Wood Area has several local pumpkin patches to visit, all of which provide visitors something a little different! We suggest heading to the pumpkin patches early so you can visit more than one! Read on to learn more about the pumpkin patches in our area!  Storie's Pumpin Patch  25330 Republic Road Waynesville, MO 65583 storiespumpkinpatch.com Admission $5 per person, Children 2 years and under are free  Storie's Pumpkin Patch is open the last two weekends in September through the first weekend in October.  Stories Pumpkin Patch is a local favorite and has a lot of fun activities. Storie's Pumpkin patch offers their guests many activities including playground equipment, a petting zoo, punkin' chunkin', a barrel train, hay maze, a super slide, a corn box

Remembering 9/11 Patriots Day Festival

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This September, Fort Wood Hotels is a proud sponsor of the Remembering 9/11 Patriots Day Festival in Fort Leonard Wood. The goal of this event is to bring service members and families stationed at Fort Leonard Wood together with the community to focus on patriotism, music, fellowship, and education centered around the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 event. Read on to learn how this event plans to honor 9/11 and the festival events proceeding after. Remembering 9/11 Patriots Day Festival  Presented by: The Armed Services YMCA of Missouri  Saturday, September 11th, 2021  Pulaski County Ft Wood Shrine Club Our Mission, Vision, and Goals We are on a mission to bring service members & families stationed at Fort Leonard Wood together with the surrounding community to provide an event focused around patriotism, music, fellowship, community, and education centered around the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 event. Our vision for this program is one of the common thread of service, sacrifice,