Showing posts from December, 2021

Hit the Motherload of Antiques in the Midwest!

 If you are on a quest to find some the best antiques in the Mid-West, you have to put Fort Leonard Wood on your antique bucket list! Part of the joy of antique shops is you never know what you're going to find! The colder months of the year are a great time for an antique road trip! Read on to find out where the best antiques can be found in our area!  Rolla, MO Rolla Antique Mall  12020 Dillon Outer Dr Rolla, Missouri 65401 Rolla Antique Mall is the largest most visited antique/collectible shop in the area with over 23000 sq ft. Piney River Antique Mall 595 Doolittle Outer Rd Rolla, MO 65401 We are an antique mall featuring items from over 90 vendors from around Missouri. Our great vendors bring in new antiques, collectibles & handmade items daily, so you will always find something new! Fort Leonard Wood Lost in the Woods Antiques and Collectibles 218 b Historic Route 66 East Waynesville Mo. 65583 Lost in the Woods Antiques and Collectibles is focused on providing high-qualit

Make a New Christmas Tradition This Year!

It's the week of Christmas and it got our hotels thinking, what traditions do our guest have that make their holiday season special? Whether you already have holiday traditions in place or you are looking for new ones to start, we thought it would be fun to pass along a few ideas to you! Read on to learn about a few holiday traditions to consider adding to your holiday season!  #1 Dress Up Your Pet  At Fort Wood Hotels, we have two pet friendly hotels and our staff absolutely adores our pet guests! A fun tradition for pet owners is to dress up your pet! This is a fun way to make memories and it also makes for a great Christmas card!  #2 Make a Fancy Hot Chocolate Bar  Hot chocolate is an iconic drink during the holiday season. Make it a tradition to go over the top with hot chocolate this season! At your next holiday gathering, consider creating a hot chocolate bar! CLICK HERE for an easy homemade hot chocolate recipe! Don't forget to bring along the best toppings like chocola

Relax After the Holidays with a Romantic Getaway!

The hustle and bustle surrounding the holidays can really wear you out! After the holidays are over, it's a great time to take a break to relax! Why not plan a romantic getaway with your partner! You don't have to escape to the beach or someone where far away to enjoy some time away together. A trip t Fort Leonard Wood could be the perfect way to getaway, even if it's just for the weekend. Read on to learn more about the area and our romance package!   Romance Package Our Getaway Package Includes: Spacious Jacuzzi Suite at the Fairfield by Marriott Wine and chocolates Use for a Staycation or Last Minute Holiday Deal Relax On Us! Sometimes just taking time away from your busy schedule is all that is needed to recharge and enjoy time away.  Let us take care of everything so all you have to do is show up, relax, and leave. Enjoy some of our on-site amenities.  Indoor pool !  Grab your swimsuit and hit the water.  Burn off any stress you may have so you can completely enjoy you

Traveling With Kids Over the Holidays? Keep These Tips in Mind! 🎄🎉👨‍👩‍👦‍👦

The holiday season is here! Millions of people will be traveling over the holiday season. If you are traveling with children this year, our hotels in Fort Leonard Wood have a few tips to help make traveling easier for you! Read on to learn more!   #1 Make Activity Bags for Each Kid You'll want to find ways to keep the kids entertained on the trip to lessen the complaints of boredom. Create an activity bag for each kid. Have a book, electronic, toy, or anything that your child enjoys. This can be different for each kid but remember to put each kid's items in their own easy to carry bag. Don't use one bag for all the toys. It will lead to fighting and create more chaos. We recommend small backpacks for each kid. Then, you can also use this same bag of activities when you go to restaurants while on your trip. #2 Pack Plenty of Snacks Let's face it, it never fails that kids don't want to eat during meal times and then insist that they are hungry after you've already

Employee Spotlight - Operations Manager of Candlewood Suites, Chris Outten

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 that make our mission a reality through community involvement and always serving our guests with Ozarks Hospitality! Read on to learn more about our Operations Manger of Candlewood Suites, Chris Outten. 1)     How did you get started with FWH? I worked at Blockbuster for a few years along side Gail. But then blockbuster shut down as a company due to Netflix dominating sales. I started delivering with UPS for a while temporarily before Gail informed me about FWH and what a great company it is to work for and that I should apply! Shortly after that, I was hired at CWS and have been with the CWS brand / FWH company ever since then! 2) What brought you to the St. Robert area? My dad was Military. We lived here in middle school, went to