When referring to Walt Disney World Resort Hotels, what do Lincoln Logs, Bison Topiaries and American Craftsmanship, have in common? If you thought of the
Grand Floridian– you’re wrong, if you said the Polynesian Village Resort– Wrongo, but if you guessed- Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, ding, ding, ding, now your cooking with gas!
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is themed after National Parks of the Pacific Northwest. This hotel exudes a certain stillness that the adjacent more expensive Disney Resort Hotels do not. If you want serene, deluxe accommodations located within the Magic Kingdom Resort Area, then this is the ideal retreat for you.
- Majestically Themed √
- Ideal Location within the Magic Kingdom Resort Area √
- Magical Dining √
- Rustic Surroundings √
- Recreational Activities
- Large Gift Shop
- DVC- Boulder Ridge Villas & Copper Creek Villas & Cabins
“Resort Activities” at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge:
Wonders of the Wilderness Lodge Tour- This FREE one hour tour schools you on fun Disney facts and the historical architecture of the lodge itself. It’s open to everyone, not just resort guests. The tour is available Wednesday-Saturday at 9a.m. at the Grand Canyon Fireplace located in the hotel lobby (subject to change.)
Watch the Fire Rock Geyser Blow- The infamous Fire Rock Geyser is a copycat of Yellowstone National Parks “Old Faithful.” It’s located between Copper Creek Springs Pool & Bay Lake. The geyser rockets water 120 ft high, every hour from dawn till dusk.
Hidden Mickey Scavenger Hunt- Trot over to guest services in the lobby of the Wilderness Lodge, where you will find your scavenger hunt clues! This 25 minute hidden Mickey exploration will have you humming zip-a-dee-doo-dah!
Pool-time is great for chillaxing with your family. Copper Creek Springs and Boulder Ridge Cove Pool are perfect for doing just that. Don’t forget the little ones, they will go bananas over the slide and the Kid’s Splash Play Area.
Partake in the daily (9-6) hosted Games at the Copper Creek Springs Pool.
Movie Under the Stars– Daily at 8p.m. in front of Teton Boat & Bike Rentals.
Campfire with Marshmallows-
Rock-ON in front of the gorgeously designed Grand Canyon Fireplace for the ultimate relaxation and possibly a little snoozy woozy.
Watch the Electrical Water Pageant on Bay lake, if you’re lucky maybe from your balcony.
Get your fitness on at the Wilderness Lodge Jogging Trail– 2.5 mile path throughout the resort grounds or explore the shorter shaded 0.75 mile trail that connects Disney’s Wilderness Lodge to Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground.
Salon by the Springs– Manicures, Pedicures and Hair Services are available daily 9-5pm. Reservations 407-WDW-SPAS.
Rent goodies at Teton Boat & Bike Rentals and take a ride over to Fort Wilderness Campground-
Fish from the dock or on a private fishing excursion on Bay Lake, its up to you.
Workout at Sturdy Branches Health Club– Open to guests of resort only. Open 24/7, seven days a week.
Buttons & Bells Arcade–
Play Board Games like Checkers and Dominoes in the hotel lobby.
Review all of the museum quality artifacts found around the premises- Walt’s Carolwood train cars, headdresses and totem poles to name a few.
It’s hard to find time to visit the parks with so much to see and do at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. Explore the possibilities listed above with your tribe on your next Walt Disney World Resort vacay!