Centrally located in the Ozarks along Interstate 44 between St. Louis and Branson, Pulaski County offers unique attractions and rich history. Pulaski County is proud to be called home to Fort Leonard Wood, the largest active military training installation in the United States..
The Pulaski County Tourism Bureau provides professional, complimentary services for Receptive and Group Tour Operators. Staff will assist with:
- Customized Group Itineraries
- Step-On Guide Coordination
- Lodging/Dining Bids
- Meeting Space Options
- Museum Tour Coordination
- FREE Welcome Reception/Comfort Stop at spacious Visitor Center
Fort Leonard Wood is very group friendly and motor coaches are welcome. Windshield tours of the facility are complimentary and a step on guide must accompany a motor coach. Installation tours are available with prior approval through proper channels. The Pulaski County Tourism Bureau will assist scheduling your visit to Ft. Leonard Wood. There are 3 museums representing the area’s rich history and traditions of the military and all are open to the public and free of charge. The Mahaffey Museum Complex houses the Military Police Museum, U.S. Army Engineer Museum and the Chemical Corps Museum indoors. This is the only place in the country where you can see three U.S. Army Branch museums in a single location. Outdoors, stroll through a collection of restored, temporary mobilization buildings, a replication of Ft. Leonard Wood during the 1940s.
Also offered in Pulaski County is a step-on, professionally guided tour of Historic Route 66. A step-on guide, a local historian, is available for a one of a kind tour of Historic Route 66. The tour guide will meet your motor coach at a predetermined area whether you are coming from the east or from the west. The nominal fee includes a lively 2.5 hour narrative journey along the Mother Road. Some sections of the infamous road are from the 1920’s, 30’s, and 40’s and is easily driven.