Motor Coach Tours
Motor Coach Tours
Pulaski County Loves Buses
Create an unforgettable group experience in the heart of the Ozarks! Motorcoach tours love our convenient and easily accessible location along Interstate 44 halfway between St. Louis and Joplin. Plus, a wide variety of activities will leave your guests with memorable experiences.
Pulaski County is ideal for your quick stop as you may your way to another destination, a day trip, a mystery tour, or a multi-night stay. Just 121 miles away from Branson, we are a welcome comfort stop along the way to your next destination. Many other regional attractions, including the St. James Wine Region, are a short drive away.
Stop & Go, Stay the Night, or Fuel Up
With more 20 franchised hotel properties to choose offering easy access to and from Interstate 44, Saint Robert makes the perfect overnight stop between destinations. Motorcoach-friendly restaurants — from well-known franchises to unique eats for a quick lunch stop or a more relaxing evening dinner — are available throughout Saint Robert and Waynesville. Other locations with quick, easy, in-and-out access include Road Ranger Truck Stop, Uranus Fudge Factory and General Store, and Oasis Travel Plaza.
Check out how close Pulaski County is to these other popular locations!
- Jefferson City, MO — 69 miles
- Springfield MO — 85 miles
- Branson, MO — 121 miles
- St. Louis, MO — 132 miles
- Kansas City, MO — 200 miles
- Springfield IL — 228 miles
- Tulsa, OK — 263 miles
- Memphis, TN — 282 miles
- Fort Smith, AR — 284 miles
- Little Rock, AR — 293 miles
- Des Moines, IA — 324 miles
- Wichita, KS — 329 miles
- Oklahoma City, OK — 369 miles
- Indianapolis, IN — 374 miles
- Chicago, IL — 428 miles
Explore Central Missouri
Experience the legendary Mother Road! Pulaski County is home to 33 miles of history and unique stops. Turn-by-turn directions, a printed guide with historic pictures, and audio tour are available free of charge to enhance your trip along Historic Route 66.
Laughlin Park is home to Waynesville’s Trail of Tears Memorial. This site is one of only seven National Park Service certified historic Trail of Tears sites in Missouri. A concrete pathway leads to three storyboards at the memorial. Additional storyboards are located along a concrete pathway, with the beautiful Roubidoux Creek as the backdrop.
Fort Leonard Wood will stir your guests’ patriotic pride. Tour three world-class military museums. To book your tour and access to the installation, call the U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence at 573-563-6157. Requests must be received 45 days in advance.
Explore walkable historic downtown Waynesville! Your guests will love roaming the charming public square. Antique stores, unique boutiques, and restaurants provide your guests souvenir shopping opportunities and a chance to sip Missouri wines and craft beers.
Pulaski County Museum (Waynesville) — The Pulaski County Museum offers a look back in time at Pulaski County's rich history. This experience can be guided or on your own; cost is $4 per person, $50 minimum, and maximum 20-25 people. Tours last one hour.
Old Stagecoach Stop (Waynesville) — The oldest “stop” on Missouri’s stretch of Route 66, the Old Stagecoach Stop’s docents, dressed in period clothing, reveal the building's bounteous history. Cost is $4 per person, $50 minimum, and maximum 20-25 people. Tours last one hour.
Heritage Cultural Arts Center (Waynesville) — The Heritage Cultural Art Center is a branch of the Trail of Tears Memorial in Jerome. The center features works of art depicting Native American healing and spirituality. To book your tour and music demonstration, call 573-336-6355.
Trail of Tears Memorial (Waynesville) — Your guests will be moved by their experience at Waynesville’s Trail of Tears Memorial. Seven storyboards along a concrete walking trail describe the tragedy of the Trail of Tears.
Historic Route 66 Tour (Devils Elbow to Laquey) — Experience Historic Route 66. See more than 50 stops along Pulaski County’s 33 miles by using the Tourism Bureau Route 66 Travel Tools.
Army Installation Tours & WWII Complex (Fort Leonard Wood) — Fort Leonard Wood promises a memorable experience for your guests as you tour three world-class military museums. To book your group, call U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence at 573-563-6157. Requests must be received 45 days in advance.
Paddle Sports (Big Piney & Gasconade Rivers) — Float trips are a classic Ozarks experience! Enjoy a leisurely canoe, kayak, or rafting float trip on the gentle Big Piney or Gasconade rivers. Pulaski County is home to several outfitters to serve your group's paddle sports needs.
Uranus Fudge Factory (Saint Robert) — Uranus is a must-stop on Route 66. The complex is a nod to the tourist traps along the highway during its heyday. Browse the Fudge Factory and General Store, visit the Sideshow Museum, or play a round of miniature golf.
Pulaski County Free Bureau Services
Itinerary Referrals — Connect you with area businesses for fun activities for your group to enjoy and experience.
Accommodation & Dining Searches — Assist with locating lodging and dining venues to meet your needs and price point.
Museum Tour Coordination — Connect you with Pulaski County museum curators.
Regional Itinerary Assistance — Assist with hub and spoke trips to visit our wonderful, regional neighbors.
Welcome Reception — Start your group’s journey at our modern Visitors Center. Our hospitality team will make your group feel special with customized goody bags and refreshments. Browse four rooms of information in our museum-like center. Souvenirs are available for purchase. Motorcoach parking on-site.
Site Visits — Coordinate site visits with local lodging and venue locations.
Promotional Images — We can provide you with Pulaski County promotional images to use in your tour marketing, website, or Facebook page.