Rockwood Motor Court in Springfield sees 895% increase in business from a year ago

In a sign of rapidly improving business on Route 66 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rockwood Motor Court in Springfield, Missouri, is reporting a spectacular rise in overnight bookings from a year ago. How spectacular? How about an 895% increase? Phyllis Ferguson reopened the historic motel at 2200 W. College St. (aka … Continue reading Rockwood Motor Court in Springfield sees 895% increase in business from a year ago

Rockwood Motor Court in Springfield reopens to overnight travelers

The historic Rockwood Motor Court has reopened to overnight travelers along old Route 66 in Springfield, Missouri. Ozarks Alive has the story: The project is the work of Phyllis Ferguson, a longtime Springfield resident whose mission is revitalization — and not only in form of the motor court, which in part dates to 1929, just … Continue reading Rockwood Motor Court in Springfield reopens to overnight travelers

Rockwood Motor Court hosting open house Saturday

The new owner of the Rockwood Motor Court in Springfield, Missouri, is hosting an open house Saturday during the Birthplace of Route 66 Festival in town. The open house will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Route 66 motel at 2200 W. College St. The invitation on Facebook stated: Stop by Saturday, … Continue reading Rockwood Motor Court hosting open house Saturday