Fort Leonard Wood Vacation - Deals & Packages!A census-designated place (CDP) in the Pulaski County in the US state of Missouri, Fort Leonard Woods is named in honor of Major General Leonard Wood, who was awarded the reputed "Medal of Honor". This CDP is located in the heart of the Missouri Ozarks at a distance of around 90 miles east of Springfield and about 140 miles west of St. Louis on Interstate 44. This CDP is an excellent place to get away from the hustle-bustle of big city and enjoy quality time family. Though there are very few tourist attractions in Fort Leonard Wood and most of them are related to military and its history, they are worth paying a visit during Fort Leonard Wood vacation. Weather-wise, best time to visit Fort Leonard Wood is of fall. By September, the temperatures are cooling off and gradually the rain slows to a trickle by the end of November. The month of October is a particularly lovely month with a little rain. Book Fort Leonard Wood travel package in advance to avoid paying extra!Places of interest in Fort Leonard Wood The US Army Military Police Corps Museum The US Army Military Police Corps Museum puts on show a large array of materials spanning from 1775 to the present day. In addition, the museum has exhibits and educational programs. US Army Chemical Corps Museum At the US Army Chemical Corps Museum boasts more than 6,000 artifacts related to chemical, radiological, and biological warfare. This interesting museum features five galleries covering from the First World War through the New World Order. The Aafes Theatre A part of the Fort Leonard Wood military base, the Aafes Theatre is open to the public and offers special nights such as family movie night and advanced film screenings.