Stay with Choice Hotels in Rolla, MO and explore its acres of forested hills and rivers. With the slogan “The Middle of Everywhere,” the city of Rolla is nestled in the south central Ozarks Highland region. Once a major stopping-off point along Route 66, it now offers its residents and visitors plenty of opportunities to get outdoors and explore more than 304-acres of open space.
Start your trip in Rolla with a musical performance in the 200-seat Ozark Actors Theatre. Located downtown, this former church turned theatre is a great opportunity to experience Rolla’s local culture while watching a great show. If you happen to be interested in earth sciences or are curiously-minded, make a visit to the Fall Creek Rock shop for a collection of minerals, crystals and fossil specimens, all on sale to add to your collection. If you are an outdoor-enthusiast, you will love the opportunity to spend a few hours hiking the trails at the Audubon Trails Nature Center. This 60-acre reserve has five distinct eco systems, which includes plenty of short leaf pines, oaks and unusual sandstone boulders to see.
Another opportunity to catch a local performance in Rolla is at the Leach Theatre located on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus. This theatre hosts musical theatres, live plays, musicians and speakers to suite anybody’s taste. Only seven-miles from downtown Rolla, escape to the Lane Springs for a day of blue ribbon trout fishing, two hiking trails and picnic areas. Go for a swim in the Little Piney Creek to complete your day of fun activities If you are visiting in the summer, finish your trip at Fitness & Fun at The Centre and SplashZone. This 4000-square-foot fitness center’s most-favorite feature is its SplashZone, an outdoor waterpark with two giant water slides, lazy river and a 58 foot vortex.
With so much to see and do in town, you will want to make sure you have a relaxing hotel in Rolla, MO. Book with Choice Hotels start planning your Missouri escape today.