Sunday Showcase: The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort


Good morning and Happy Sunday! Welcome back to the seventeenth week of Sunday Showcase. Each week, we take a look at one of Walt Disney World’s resorts. This week we will be taking a look at The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort, which is the final Moderate Resort. If you haven’t checked out last’s week’s article, you can do so here.

Sunday Showcase: The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

“Nestled on 750 acres of pine and cypress forest, Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground evokes the timeless beauty of the American frontier. Teeming with such wildlife as deer, ducks, armadillos and rabbits, the Resort welcomes you to delight in scenic woodland trails, exciting pool areas, rootin’ tootin’ entertainment and hearty country eats.

Brief History

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground opened on November 19, 1971, which was shortly after the Grand Opening of Walt Disney World. This is nestled in 750 acres of Pine and Cypress Trees. The resort consists of various loops where guest can stay in Permanent Trailers (Cabins), camp sites and full RV Sites. For the purposes of this week’s article, The Cabins are what we will be discussing as the “Moderate” offering here.

Rooms and Facilities

The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort consist of 350+ Cabins which sleep 6 guests plus 1 child under 3 years old. The rustically appointed Cabins are configured with 1 Queen-Size Bed and 1 Bunk Bed and 1 Double-Size Sleeper Sofa. Outfitted with a Full Kitchen, these are the only accommodations besides Villas with 1 Bedroom or more.

Dining at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

Table Service Dining

  • Hoop-Dee-Do Musical Revue – Delight in a dinner show by the spirited Pioneer Hall Players and dine on a hearty all-you-care-to- enjoy feast.
  • Trail’s End Restaurant – Enjoy brunch and buffet offerings from the Old West-and Deep South-served up with rustic-cabin ambiance.

Quick-Service Dining

  • P & J’s Southern Takeout – Rustle up some tasty vittles to go – available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • The Chuck Wagon – Keep watch for this RV-style food truck serving up camp classics like burgers, hot dogs and s’mores kits.

Other Dining Options

  • Crockett’s Tavern – Step into a frontier-inspired watering hole and try some modern-day moonshine and savory snacks.
  • Meadow Snack Bar – Grab a light meal or pick-me-up snack at this quick-food counter near Meadow Swimmin’ Pool.


  • Bus Service to Walt Disney World® Resort Theme Parks, Water Parks and Disney Springs®
  • Water Launch service to Magic Kingdom® Park and select Disney Resort hotels


The Cabins at Fort Wilderness Resort

  • Meadow Swimmin’ Pool – Make a splash at Meadow Swimmin’ Pool, the feature pool with a 67-foot- long corkscrew waterslide.
  • Archery Experience – Train like an archer as you learn to hold a bow, take aim and send an arrow soaring towards a target.
  • Tri-Circle-D Ranch – Say howdy to pony, wagon and carriage rides along scenic wilderness trails.
  • Horse-Drawn Carriage, Pony and Wagon Rides
  • Chip ‘N’ Dale’s Campfire Sing-A-Long – Join nutty friends Chip ‘n’ Dale for some old-fashioned family fun as you roast marshmallows around a crackling fire.
  • Canoe, Kayak, Boat and Bike Rentals


Standard overnight self-parking is available to registered Guests for a fee that will be applied to their hotel folio upon check-out. All parking fees include applicable tax.

  • Parking for Disney Moderate Resorts is $20 per night.

Complimentary standard self-parking is available while you enjoy select dining, shopping, entertainment and recreation experiences at this Resort.

In conclusion, for those wishing to “Rough it” in comfort can absolutely do so here. The Cabins are great for larger families, especially one looking for Full Kitchens. With its exceptional entertainment and food offerings, this is a resort you don’t want to skip out on.

Thank you for checking out this week’s iteration of Sunday Showcase. Have you stayed at this resort? What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments below.

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