Pro Tips

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Places to Stay

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Getting Here

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What to Do

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When traveling to a new destination we would all like to have tips from the insiders!

How should I book my room? 

The best outlet is to call the property directly to save online booking fees  Check out our lodging information!

How do I plan my trip…where do I start?   

There are a number of ways in which to plan your visit to Pulaski County. Our site provides information and phone numbers to contact hotels, rental vehicles, and flight information. If you would rather contact us for guidance or visit with a travel agent. Don’t forget to order your Visitors Guide!

Where is the nearest airport?

Waynesville-Saint Robert Regional Airport, located on Ft. Leonard Wood (city code TBN) serves Contour Airlines. Jet service daily between Saint Louis (STL) International Airport and Pulaski County.

– Springfield, Missouri is located 86 miles west of Ft. Leonard Wood
– St. Louis, Missouri is located 120 miles east of Ft. Leonard Wood
– Kansas City International is located 240 miles northwest of Ft. Leonard Wood

It is important to know when flying into the smaller airports; Waynesville-Saint Robert Regional Airport and Springfield, you will connect from one of the larger airports.

Fly FLW – Flying to the airport on Fort Leonard Wood (TBN) will save you 2.5 drive time and departure time. When departing from (TBN) recommended arrival time is .45 minutes prior to departure.

If you choose to obtain a rental car or take a shuttle from Saint Louis, plan for at least a 2.5-hour drive. When returning to STL you must arrive at least 2 hours prior to departure.

What hotels are closest to Fort Leonard Wood?

Please visit our Lodging page for listings on area hotels, motels and specialty stays. There is a wide variety of places to stay, located within 5 miles of Fort Leonard Wood.

I am planning a wedding, Help!

Visit our Shopping and Personal Services for wedding needs.  Pulaski County offers several unique and charming venues both indoor and outdoor.  Marriage certificates may be applied for through the Pulaski County Clerk’s office by calling:  Phone: 573-774-4755. Their hours are: Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm / Mon – Fri.  The Marriage License Fee is: $48.00.

Availability of city transportation?

We have several cab companies in the area, as well as Uber and Lyft.

Am I able to tour Ft. Leonard Wood?

Civilians may access Fort Leonard Wood. Due to the fact it is a military installation there are requirements to gain access and restrictions. There may be times and circumstances that will cause it to be closed. Before planning your trip visit the Fort Leonard Wood Gate Information page.

What is the average temperature?  The saying in Missouri is “Just wait 5 minutes and it will change!”

CLICK HERE for current weather conditions and forecasts

MonthAverage Temperature (Degrees)Average Precipitation (Inches)
January302
February312
March454
April554
May655
June804
July904
August954
September804
October604
November504
December353

Humidity averages 45 percent in the winter and 85 percent in the summer. There are generally 2-3 weeks the end of July first part of August that will reach in upper 90’s and 100’s.