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  • On Feb 28, 2016
    Krystal from KY Asked

    Hello there ! We are buying a camper and plan to stay at Ft. we get all the perks of staying "on site" ? extra magic hours,dining, free parking in the parks ? and , do we have to buy the tickets there to get the perks ?

    Hi Krystal! How exciting you will be soon purchasing a new camper for your family to enjoy. Disney's Fort Wilderness is probably one of the best if not the best campgrounds in the country.  My husband and I have a large motor coach and we love spending several weeks at a time enjoying the peacefulness and the fun that this resort offers.

    As a guest of Fort Wilderness you will enjoy all the same amenities of any other resort guest on property. You can head to the parks for the Extra Magic Hours and you too will have the free parking at the parks. You can make dining reservations up to 180 days in advance of your arrival and will be able to reserve your Fast Passes 60 days in advance.  You can select and personalize your magic bands and link them to your My Disney Experience Accounts just like all guests. Shopping is easy using the bands and charging back to your account is the same as if you were in a resort. The only difference is as a Fort Wilderness camping guest you will not use your Magic Band to open your room. But it will open the comfort stations and laundry facilities.

    It is a great way to vacation at Walt Disney World but just remember.....many other guests feel the same and reservations can be difficult to get especially during holiday times. Many weekends get booked due to local families enjoying coming for a long getaway with their families. If you know your dates be sure and book as soon as possible. You can do this on line or by calling the central reservation number as you would for any Disney resort. 407-WDW-DISNEY

    Hope this helps and let me know if you have any further Fort Wilderness or Disney questions. We all love helping the guests plan for the best possible vacation ever.
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Meet the Panelist: Kay, Indiana

Hello Adventurers and travelers! I am Kay and a past Adventures By Disney mom for the panel. But now I am excited to share vacation planning tips for those heading out for an incredible vacation to Walt Disney World. Learn More About Kay

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