There are a number of reasons that people decide to stay at a campground near Disney rather than at a resort. It could be a matter of saving money, some just enjoy camping, and for others it might just be the weather. Whatever you reason is for wanting to find a campground near Disney, you will be happy to know there is a pretty decent selection in a close vicinity to the park. Disney even has its own campground area! If you want a campground that is a bit more traditional, there are a number of more basic campgrounds and RV parks close by as well.
Here are some of the closest campgrounds to Disney:
Fort Wilderness Campground
Experience the complete Walt Disney package by camping in the very heart of the Walt Disney World Resort! Fort Wilderness offers over 700 acres of the ultimate camping experience with a variety of fun activities and shows! Discover enchantment in this Early American Frontier themed camping area. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along one of the quiet, picturesque nature trails. Water canals run throughout the campsite and log facade buildings create the feel of rugged Early America. Keep your eyes open for the many ducks, deer, rabbits, and other wildlife roaming throughout the campgrounds! Don’t miss out on the benefits of staying in Walt Disney’s own camping grounds! Amenities and services include video rental, high-speed Internet access, childcare, grocery and supply store, laundry facilities, a kennel, handicapped services, and so much more! Many recreational activities are offered on the campgrounds. Enjoy a day of swimming, fishing, or hiking along one of the many trails. Horse and wagon rides, archery, and watercraft rentals are also available! Join in the nightly sing along around the campfire with other guests and the famous chipmunk duo, Chip -N- Dale! A classic Disney movie under the stars closes out the evening! You’ll have so much fun at Fort Wilderness campgrounds that you won’t need to go anywhere else!
Orange Grove Campground
Located only 5 miles from Walt Disney World, Orange Grove Campground offers a variety of cabin and trailer rentals, as well as full hook-ups and tent sites. Orange Grove can accommodate all your camping needs, including laundry facilities, a heated swimming pool, playground, bathhouses, outdoor games, and much, much more! Just 15 minutes from Walt Disney World and other main tourist attractions, visit Orange Grove Campground on your next Disney Vacation!
Great Oak Camping and RV Resort
Located in Kissimmee just 6 miles from the Walt Disney World area, Great Oak Camping and RV Resort offers a quiet, serene camping experience with picturesque views and country settings. Great Oak Camping and RV Resort offers handicapped facilities, lounge, telephones, laundry, a play area, and a heated pool, as well as other amenities and luxuries. Enjoy a peaceful camping experience at Great Oak Camping and RV Resort!
Tropical Palms Resort
Offering unique vacation home rental and sales, vacation cottages, and RV sites, Tropical Palms Resort is located only 3 miles away from Walt Disney World. With accommodations and amenities such as a heated pool, a poolside cafe, playground, fishing, shuffleboard courts, and so much more, Tropical Palms Resort is the place to stay! Enjoy the many activities offered at Tropical Palms Resort. Take part in an eventful Scavenger Hunt, bingo game, or one of the many pool games! The resort offers themed weekends and rallies, as well as sand volleyball and basketball courts, a nature area, and bike and walking paths! Seasonal and year round events are also offered! Themed dinners, shows, parties, and even murder mysteries are just part of the fun offered at this camping resort! The fun just never ends at the Tropical Palms Resort!
Harbor Oaks Marina and Campsite
This amazing camping ground offers spacious, shady, full hook up sites. If you enjoy fishing, boating, and other water recreational activities, you’ll love staying at Harbor Oaks, located on Lake Wales, and near Lake Rosalie, Lake Tiger, Lake Kissimmee, and the Kissimmee River Chain! Activities “on land” are also offered, including bingo, shuffleboard, arts and crafts, dinners, and so much more! Church services are offered on the resort as well. Amenities include high speed internet, a heated swimming pool, spa, cable television, recreation hall, laundry and bath facilities, recreation hall, horseshoe pit, shuffleboard courts, and much, much more!
Sherwood Forest – RV Resort
Located in Kissimmee, near Walt Disney World, the camp offers over 500 sites and cottages to meet all your camping needs! Amenities and special features include a clubhouse, heated swimming pool, miniature golf, a fitness center, a spa, tennis, volleyball, and so much more! Relax with a good book from the on site library or close out an eventful fun filled day with an evening picnic in the picnic pavilion! A variety of fun activities are also available at Sherwood Forest. Learn a new craft in one of the arts and crafts classes, or take part in an entertaining game of Bingo! The resort also offers line, swing, and country western dance lessons, miniature golf, volleyball, men’s and women’s exercise classes, and a variety of other planned activities! Church services are also available on site. Come experience the fun in this amazing RV and camping resort!
Mill Creek RV Resort
Just 12 miles from Orlando, Mill Creek Resort offers over 150 RV sites and can accommodate RVs up to 40 feet. Mill Creek RV Resort offers a number of activities such as horseshoes, shuffleboard, and swimming (heated pool), as well as such amenities as bathhouses and laundry facilities.