Showing posts from February, 2022

This Month is the 3rd Annual Kickin' It Route 66 BBQ Challenge!

March is officially here! With spring on its way, outdoor events will start amping up! This month, mark your calendars for the Kickin' It Route 66 Barbecue Challenge! This event is completely free to the public to attend and you won't want to miss out! Read on to learn more!  Kickin' It Route 66 Barbecue Challenge March 26th -27th, 2021St. Robert Community Building 114 J.H Williamson Dr, St. Robert, MO 65584 Come see what the best BBQ in the country tastes like with some of the top BBQ competitors in the country. Some of these competitors have been on famous TV shows like Chopped and Pitmasters! This event is FREE and will be open to the public with lots of other things to do. BBQ COMPETITION KIDS BBQ COMPETITION EMS COOK OFF  LOCAL BAND KIDS DIVE-IN MOVIE OUTDOOR SPORTSMAN SHOW KIDS BAKE OFF ADULT BAKE OFF BBQ SIDE-DISH COMPETITION SILENT AUCTION Kickin' it Route 66 Color Run 5k Come join us for the first annual Kickin' it Route 66 Color Run 5k. This event is FREE

Summer Travel in the Mid-West for the Outdoor Lover!

It's time to start making your summer travel plans! Summer is just around the corner and it's time to start making plans now! It's easy to complicate vacations by feeling the need to travel long and far just to get away, but have you ever thought that a getaway, even if it's close to home could still give you the same benefits? Fort Leonard Wood is centrally located in Missouri and offers visitors so many fun things to do, especially if you love the outdoors! Read on to learn about what is in store for you during your trip!  CANOEING, KAYAKING, FLOAT TRIPS Missouri is home to many rivers making it perfect for float trips and exploring. You will truly feel nature on one of the area's rivers. We have the Big Piney and Gasconade River to explore with outfitters ready to assist in your next relaxing float. You can use canoes, kayaks, or rafts for your float trip. If you are an outdoor enthusiast feel free to bring your own equipment or any of our outfitters can assist w

Plan a Family Reunion in the Mid-West! Fort Leonard Wood is Centrally Located!

The year is already going by quickly which means it's time to start making plans for travel in 2022! Have you been tossing around the idea of having a family reunion? With the reduced travel the past couple of years, do you feel like it's time to get the family back together? Why not plan a family reunion! Not sure where to start? Read on to get a few tips from Fort Wood Hotels!  Step 1: Set a Date and Find Help  The first step to planning a family reunion is picking a date. It's a good idea to reach out to a few family members and present them with the idea of having a family reunion and get some feedback on interest and possible dates. Social media is a great place to do this! You likely have most of your extended family on Facebook but you may not have their phone numbers. Create a private group and start inviting people to the page. You can start a discussion in the group and decide on a date that works best for the majority of people. By creating a private Facebook pag

Barn Wedding Venues Near Fort Leonard Wood

 Did you recently get engaged? After you choose a date, one of the first wedding arrangements you'll need to make is choosing a venue! If you are looking for a rustic feel near Fort Leonard Wood there are several wedding barns to choose from! Read on to learn more about the barn wedding venues in our area!  Mighty Oak Lodge - Lebanon, Mo  Mighty Oak Lodge has been open since September 2015. We have hosted over 250 weddings + various events! Several already on the books for the coming new year... Mighty Oak Lodge is located on 40+ acres of the gentle rolling hills of Missouri, surrounded by large oak trees. Featured on our property we have the indoor reception "Lodge"; outdoor ceremony area with benches surrounding the "Mighty Oak" tree; 7-acre spring-fed lake with small private dock; covered pavilion and back patio with bistro lighting.  Our venue features beautiful stamped concrete outside + marbled, acid-stained concrete inside. The owner of the venue has