Showing posts from June, 2019

Take a Road Trip Down Route 66

Traveling Route 66 is the perfect all American road trip! Historic Route 66 spans over 2,400 miles and crosses 8 states starting in Chicago, Illinois and ending in Santa Monica, California. Here at Fort Wood Hotels, we are proud to be a part of this historic highway going right through Waynesville, Mo! Have you always wanted to go on a Route 66 road trip? Today, our hotel in St. Robert, Mo has a guide for traveling Route 66 below! Brief History of Route 66  Route 66 is a historic highway that originated in 1926 when folks were trying to escape the dust bowl and head to California seeking a better life during the great depression. During this time diners, gas stations, tourist attractions, and motels sprung up which is what created the culture of this popular highway. Today, many Americans travel this iconic route during family vacations and road trips. The route is no longer signed as Route 66, however, more than 80% of the original route can still be driven on and many American

Fourth of July Events and a Few Fun Facts!

It's almost time to celebrate Independence Day across the United States, the day we declared our independence from Great Britain...America's Birthday! Fourth of July is a fun holiday filled with family BBQ's, fireworks, picnics, fairs and more! Here at Fort Wood Hotels , we love this holiday and today, we would like to share with you some of the Fourth of July events in the Fort Leonard Wood area as well as some fun facts about the Fourth of July! Salute to 75 with Fireworks  July 3rd Lebanon I-44 Speedway  Just up the interstate from Fort Leonard Wood, the Lebanon I-44 Speedway will have fireworks and Ozark Pro Late Model Series 75 lap special along with racing for Modified, Big 10 Late Model, Street Stock, Hornets, and Phil Harris Legends Rolla Lions Club Carnival  July 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th 6:00pm - 12:00am  The 84th Annual Rolla Lions Club Carnival will be held July 3 - 6, 2019. Fireworks will be on July 4 at 10pm and on July 6 at 11pm. 4th of July C

Fun Summer Events in Fort Leonard Wood & Surrounding Areas!

Summer is here in the Ozarks and if you're like us, we're gearing up for a fun-filled summer! There are tons of fun things to do in St.Robert, Mo and the surrounding areas this Summer. Whether you are planning a trip to visit St. Robert, Mo this summer, or you are passing through and a need a hotel in Fort Leonard Wood right off of I-44, we have six great hotel brands to choose from. While you are in the area, you should make plans to have some fun and partake in a few of the local events. Read on to learn about some of the fun events happening in Fort Leonard Wood and the surrounding areas. Pulaski County Farmers Market  Where: Farmers’ Market Pavilion at Roubidoux Spring Campground, Waynesville When: 8:00 a.m. until Noon - Every Saturday  While you are in the area, why not stop in and see what the local farmers have at the Farmers Market. Their mission is providing the area citizens with healthful locally grown foods by connecting the farmer to the consumer. At

Event Planning Made EASY at Fort Wood Hotels

Fort Wood Hotels is the perfect place to host your next event! From weddings to military banquets, workshops, and much more you will find our event venue in St. Robert. Mo is the ideal setting for your next event. Ensuring our guests are happy and that every detail of their event taken care of is paramount to us here at the Hampton Inn in Saint Robert . Read on to learn more about our event center in Fort Leonard Wood ! Hampton Inn You find our event space located at our Hampton Inn located in St. Robert, Mo. The Hampton Inn is honored to host a myriad of functions. Our inviting, nature-inspired space with an open floor plan allows for several seating layouts and makes it an ideal venue for any occasion. We combine creativity with experience to produce a unique atmosphere just for your event. We are happy to host just about any kind of event. To date, our space has played the perfect host to:  • Weddings and Receptions • Military banquets • Reunions • Conferences and