Showing posts from February, 2021

Grapes & Grain 5k at St. James Winery Vineyard Cottage!

Looking for something fun to do this summer or a way to restart those New Year's fitness resolutions? It's time to lace up your running shoes and start training for a 5k in the Vineyards! St. James Winery along with Public House Brewing Company is hosting a 5K fun run! Read on the get all the details!  Grapes and Grain 5k in the Vineyards  June 12th, 2021 10 am St. James Winery Vineyard Cottage  19506 Co Rd 1000 St. James, MO 6559 The Grapes & Grain Fun Run is an off-road 5K run/walk around the St. James Winery’s vineyards. This event will be chip-timed this year! Start & finish will be located at: St. James Vineyard Cottage, 19506 Co Rd 1000, St. James, MO 65559. 5k Fun Run - $30 (Before June 1) $35 after June 1 - Registration includes run, wine glass or pint glass, wine & beer samples along 5k route, and a ticket for a post-race beer or glass of wine. Awards: Top 3 female and male runners will receive a 6-pack of beer or bottle of wine as well as a medal. 1st Plac

Employee Spotlight: Juan Cotto!

Fort Wood Hotels has five award-winning  hotels in St. Robert, Mo , and this wouldn't be possible without our incredible employees! Our mission at Fort Wood Hotels is to serve our guests, our community, and each other. Our team of top-notch employees make our mission a reality through community involvement and always serving our guests with Ozarks Hospitality! Read on to learn more about our Guest Service manager at the Comfort Inn, Juan Cotto!  Juan Cotto Comfort Inn, Guest Service Manager Q. How did you get started with Fort Wood Hotels? A. I started as Security for the company working only weekends. Q. What brought you to the St. Robert, Missouri area?  A. I was stationed in FLW as an Instructor for the military. Q. What are some of your favorite things to do when you are not at work? A. I like to spend time with my family and ride my motorcycle. Q. What do you like most about your job?  A. The people that I work with and the different people that I get to meet daily along w

Fun Wintertime Activities in and Around Fort Leonard Wood!

In the dead of winter, it can sometimes feel like there are minimal fun activities to keep us entertained. While the activity list certainly decreases, there is still plenty of fun entertainment in and around Fort Leonard Wood to keep you entertained! Need a few ideas to get you through the winter or planning a trip to the area soon? Read on to get a few ideas from our hotels in Fort Leonard Wood !   Route 66 - Driving Tour in Pulaski County A fantastic resource for finding fun things to do in the area is to utilize the wonderful resource Pulaski County USA has put together! Discover the historic roads and sites of Missouri with their Historic Driving Tours! These are self-guided tours but with the brochure they provide, they also offer an audio tour and lots of great resources on their website.  View the Driving Tour Brochure HERE  Uranus Fudge Factory Uranus Missouri on Historic Route 66 is a Family Fun Destination located in the Beautiful Ozarks in South Central Missouri between Sa

Tips for Traveling with Pets!

Tired of leaving your furry friends at home when you travel? For a lot of people, road trips are no fun without their pets! However, without the necessary preparations traveling with pets can be a bit stressful. Whether you have traveled with your pets before or are thinking about it in the near future, our hotels in St. Robert, MO have a few tips for traveling with your pets!  Prepare Your Pet for a Long Trip  If your pet is not used to being in a vehicle, it's wise to start taking them on short drives leading up to your trip. Consider bringing them along on your commute when you can, take them to a park for a walk, or even just take them for a trip across town with no real destination. Taking shorter trips leading up to your road trip can help to reduce the stress of being in the vehicle for an extended period of time.  Pack the Vet Records  While you likely won't need them, it's a good idea to carry proof of rabies vaccination just in case. It's possible you may be