1. The Food- The Saint Robert area has been a melting pot even before Fort Leonard Wood brought people from different ethnicities and backgrounds to Pulaski County. This is reflected in St. Robert’s varied dining options. You can choose from Asian cuisine, BBQ, German cuisine, Italian dining, Greek dining, Mexican cuisine, or American cuisine- including comfort food! Looking for the perfect independent coffeehouse? Saint Robert has you covered- make sure to visit Luna Java on St. Robert Boulevard. You can also find a world-class donut in St. Robert. Just minutes from the front gate of Fort Leonard Wood is Lamb’s Donuts. For a restaurant/dining guide please visit: http://visitpulaskicounty.org/shopping_dining.asp#all
Cafe Korea is one of the many mom and pop joints in St. Robert that are dishing out quality, delicious food! Photo by Rural Missouri.
2. Lodging- St. Robert has over 1,600 lodging rooms (and many brand options)- including the one to fit your needs and budget. You can choose from properties that have indoor swimming pools, allow pets, offer a complimentary hot breakfast, among other amenities. Conveniently located at the mid-point of Saint Louis and Branson or Joplin, Saint Robert is the perfect place for your overnight. For a complete listing of accommodations please visit: http://visitpulaskicounty.org/hotel_options.asp
Clean, cozy rooms are plentiful in Saint Robert- including many well known brands.
3. George M. Reed Route 66 Roadside Park– George M. Reed Roadside Park on Historic Route 66 in Saint Robert, MO is a throwback to a bygone era. Named after George M. Reed in 1952, this park is the last roadside park on Route 66 in Missouri. Today’s traveler can make their Route 66 experience authentic with a roadside picnic lunch in the park! Don’t have fixin’s for lunch with you? Many of Saint Robert’s dining establishments offer carryout.
4. The Events- Saint Robert is the location for many indoor events at the St. Robert Community Center- Chili Cook Offs; Gun, Knife, & Archery shows, Craft Bazaars, Quilt Shows and more are held at this venue throughout the year. The Pulaski County Regional Fair is also held at this location each year in June. For event listings in Pulaski County USA please visit our online calendar at: http://tinyurl.com/PulaskiCountyUSAEvents
Pulaski County Regional Fair has been held on the St. Robert Community Center grounds for over a decade.Photo by Kay Shea Photography
To learn more about St. Robert- The Gateway to Fort Leonard Wood, and the other communities in Pulaski County, Missouri please visit http://www.PulaskiCountyUSA.com