Disney’s Fort Wilderness campground resort has been a hit since 1971, going back to the earliest days of Disney World. Covering 700 acres and still retaining quite a bit of wooded area, Fort Wilderness is the most natural section of the entire resort. Located on Bay Lake, it is only a short distance from the Magic Kingdom.
Guests can choose to stay at one of the 799 (not 800) campsites or rent one of the 409 fully furnished cabins with individual curbside parking. Rental golf carts are available for easy transport around the campground. To make the experience even more relaxing, child care and laundry services also are available.
With 4 restaurants, no one needs to cook over a fire here unless they want to. The casual Trail’s End features American home cooking; Crockett’s Tavern offers pizza, wings and nachos and a full bar; and Mickey’s Backyard BBQ is an all-you-can-eat experience with live entertainment.
One of the park’s best dinner shows, the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue, plays nightly with heaping portions of comedy and American
Outdoor activities include guided tours on horseback, bike and boat rentals, water ski lessons, running trails, fishing, tennis, volleyball, tetherball or basketball, horseshoes or shuffleboard—even archery.
After dark, enjoy the electrical water pageant each night featuring sparkling sea creatures that cruise the lagoon to electronic Disney tunes.
This is one heck of campground, the best place to experience the natural Florida outdoors in any Orlando theme park.