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Walt Disney World groups their onsite hotels into four categories:
This article reviews The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort. This hotel is under the Moderate Resort category along with the following:
- Disney's Coronado Springs Resort (close to Disney’s Animal Kingdom)
- Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort (close to EPCOT)
- Disney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter (in the Disney Springs Resort area)
- Disney's Port Orleans Resort - Riverside (in the Disney Springs Resort area)
Here we’ll discuss in detail everything you need to know to decide if the Cabins at Fort Wilderness Resort are right for you, plus helpful tips on how to book your vacation.
The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort Snapshot
Tucked away from all the bustle of city life and nestled on 750 acres of pine and cypress forest, this space showcases the timeless beauty of the American frontier.
Settle into your Settler’s paradise at The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort where well-appointed cabins are furnished with everything you need for modern comfort in the woods.
- Category: Moderate
- Theme: American Frontier
- Sleeps up To: Six guests
- Closest To: Magic Kingdom
- Transportation: Water Taxis
- Check In/Out Time: 3:00 pm / 11:00 am
- Early Entry: Yes, with valid theme park tickets and reservations.
- Low Price Guarantee: Yes, when you book a Get Away Today package
Walt Disney World Fort Wilderness Resort Cabins
The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort embrace guests with scenic woodland trails, exciting pool areas, rootin’ tootin’ entertainment and hearty country eats. The atmosphere of Fort Wilderness is rustic, yet convenient with fully furnished cabins in an awe-inspiring setting.
Fort Wilderness cabins invite you to stay a while. You can even decorate with a few personal touches while you’re there. Cabin guests are known to add some decor during the holidays, Halloween time and even football season. And of course, it’s Disney, so guests even decorate their rented golf carts during their stays.
Fort Wilderness Resort Cabins comfortably sleep up to six adult guests and are fully furnished. Each Cabin features a living room, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and patio. The kitchen is outfitted with all the comforts of home, including a fridge, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and two stove burners. This makes preparing some of your own meals a breeze, and can help you save money on your Walt Disney World vacation.
It’s important to note the sleeping arrangements in the Wilderness Resort Cabins; the bedroom includes one Queen bed and a set of Twin bunk beds. The living room includes a pullout sleeper sofa for two additional guests, and it is open to the kitchen and dining area of the cabin. The bathroom features a tub and shower combination, making it convenient for guests of all ages.
Inside your room you’ll also have access to:
- Internet - Free WiFi Service
- Telephone with voicemail
- In-Room Safe
- Iron or Steamer
The property itself offers a lot FOR families, such as walking access to Walt Disney World water taxis, grocery delivery services, the Electrical Water Pageant and more.
The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort Pools & Amenities
There is still more to explore at The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort.This has to be our favorite part of the The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort review; all of the unique amenities and perks you’ll receive when staying here.
Pools at The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort
Explore the onsite pools including:
Meadow Swimmin’ Pool with a 67-foot-long corkscrew waterslide. Adults are invited to enjoy the serenity of whirlpool spa, while little ones will surely want to splash it up in the adjacent fort-themed water play area—where young buckaroos can breeze down on their own tot-friendly slides.
Wilderness Swimmin’ Pool is a retreat for all-ages leisure pool with a whirlpool spa, for a more tranquil swim.
Active Play for All Ages
With so much space to run free, it’s no surprise that The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort offers seasonal activities and more. Throughout the year, you can find Movies Under the Stars and Chip ‘N’ Dale’s Campfire Sing-A-Long.
Fort Wilderness also offers these amenities and activities:
- Fort Wilderness Archery Experience
- Pony rides
- Wagon rides
- Horse Drawn Carriage ride
- Canoe rentals
- Kayak rentals
- Bike rentals
- Basketball courts
- Sand volleyball courts
- Jogging trails
- Daniel Boone’s Wilderness Arcade
- Davy Crockett’s Wilderness Arcade
- Wilderness Back Trail Adventure
Walt Disney World The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort Dining
One of the best parts of a vacation is dining on delicious meals you neither have to prepare or clean up after. Of course you still have the option with your full kitchen set up in your cabin, but there’s plenty of places nearby to retreat to when needed.
- P & J's Southern Takeout for quick service comforts morning, noon and night
- Meadow Snack Bar has fresh salads, tasty sandwiches and light snacks. Top it off with some frozen treats.
- Crockett's Tavern welcomes you to whet your whistle with a drink from the walk-up window beside Pioneer Hall.
- The Chuck Wagon wheels you right to flavor country, courtesy of this culinary camper serving classic fare and savory snacks.
- Trail's End Restaurant where you can feast on a down-home breakfast or dinner—served family-style.
- Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue, come on and hightail it to a high-spirited music-and-comedy revue accompanied by a fantastic feast.
We love the Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort for the modern conveniences and rustic accents. The cabins are homey and feature playful accents including moose, bears and log furniture. You’ll love the fresh air, outdoor activities and theme park transportation options.
Book your next Orlando vacation at The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and remember that all 2-Night and longer Walt Disney World vacation packages include complimentary concierge services from a Get Away Today travel expert.
We recommend at least a 4-day 1 Park per Day ticket so you can experience one day at each of the main theme parks. If you have less time, we recommend considering a Park Hopper ticket so you can still experience all four parks.
We also recommend the Water Park and Sports Option add-on to visit the nearby Disney’s Blizzard Beach during your stay at The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort.
A specialist can help you book available experiences, dining and the perfect Disney resort hotel room for your vacation, including a stay at Fort Wilderness Resort. Check out Walt Disney World vacation packages online or call an agent at 855-GET-AWAY.