The Top 5 Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

The Top 5 Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

Nestled within the enchanting world of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort. This resort offers a truly immersive and unforgettable experience for guests seeking a unique blend of nature and magic. With its rustic charm and endless array of activities, this resort stands out as a premier accommodation choice.


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This getaway spot is great for all types of vacationers. From the avid campers to the couples who would like a romantic setting for their trip, this resort suits everyone. Here are the top five reasons why staying at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort should be at the top of your vacation wish list.

exterior Fort Wilderness Resort
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Immersed in Natural Beauty

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort boasts a sprawling 750-acre pine and cypress forest, providing a serene and picturesque backdrop. The resort’s campsites and cabins are nestled amidst this breathtaking wilderness, giving guests the opportunity to reconnect with nature.

Enjoy the magic of nature when you stay at this resort
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Tranquil moments await you from walking paths through the natural wooded landscape to fishing, and beyond. The lush surroundings create a peaceful retreat away from the bustling theme parks.

Authentic Camping Experience with Modern Comforts

At this resort, you can experience the joys of camping without compromising on comfort and convenience. The resort offers both campsites for RVs and tents, as well as cozy cabins that sleep up to 6 guests equipped with modern amenities.

Each campsite features water, electrical hookups, picnic tables, and charcoal grills. The cabins, on the other hand, come with fully furnished interiors, private patios, and well-equipped kitchens. This perfect fusion of outdoor adventure and creature comforts immerses you in nature while enjoying a comfortable stay.

Wide Array of Recreational Activities

One of the standout features of Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort is the extensive range of recreational activities available for guests of all ages. Horseback ride through scenic trails or canoe along the tranquil waterways. You can also try your hand at archery lessons and fishing excursions. There is something for everyone.

Fishing at Fort Wilderness
Fishing is an option at Fort Wilderness Resort
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The Tri-Circle-D Ranch, located within the resort, offers horse-drawn carriage rides as well as pony rides. Did you know this is where they care for all the horses on property? Additionally, the Fort Wilderness Archery Experience and the Wilderness Back Trail Adventure Segway tour are not to be missed for adventure enthusiasts.

Tri Circle D Ranch
Go horseback riding, take a pony ride or simply visit the stables
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Last but not least, you can enjoy a campfire sing along with Chip N Dale then enjoy a Disney movie under the stars to complete your night.

Dining Delights and Entertaining Shows

Dining at this resort is an experience in itself. You can savor delicious barbecue at the Trail’s End Restaurant, where comfort food and Southern hospitality come together.

Trails End Restaurant
Trails End Restaurant serves up comfort food and BBQ to guests
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Alternatively, the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue presents a lively dinner show filled with foot-stomping music, comedy, and an all-you-care-to-enjoy meal.

Hoop Dee Doo Review
Hoop Dee Doo Review is a casual & FUN dinner/show at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
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These dining and entertainment options make for unforgettable memories during your stay.

Proximity to Walt Disney World

One of the major advantages of staying at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort is its proximity to the Disney theme parks.  There is Disney bus transportation to all the parks. However, guests also have easy access to the Magic Kingdom Park and other Magic Kingdom resorts by way of a leisurely boat ride.

Disney's Fort Wilderness Boat Dock
The boat dock to Magic Kingdom and other resorts at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
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This convenient location allows you to maximize your time in the parks. You can then easily return to the peaceful retreat of your resort whenever you desire a break from the excitement.

Camper at Fort Wilderness Resort
Find your peace at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
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Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort is a hidden gem within the Walt Disney World resort complex. It offers a unique blend of nature, adventure, and Disney magic. Whether you’re seeking a family-friendly camping experience, or a romantic getaway surrounded by natural beauty, this resort has it all.

If you would like more information on staying at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort or any vacation package to a Disney destination, reach out to our friends at DizN Vacations.  Their expert knowledge and professionalism will help you create the perfect vacation for you and your loved ones.  If you like, fill out a free no obligation quote form to get started on the plans for your next Disney World vacation. 

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