One of our favorite places to spend time outside of the parks is at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground. The campground is a huge area which features sites for campers, cabins, and tents. Campground guests can enjoy a pool during their stay and visitors can spend time on the beach, dining at Hoop-De-Doo Revue, checking out the shops among other activities. We spent the afternoon there on the Fourth of July to watch the golf cart parade and enjoy the Holiday festivities that Fort Wilderness offers.
The parade was a fun time. People rent out golf carts, or bring their own, and decorate them for the holiday and follow a parade route. They also do this for Halloween and Christmas. This was a fun way to spend our holiday and enjoy seeing everyones hard work.
Once the parade was over we went down to Pioneer Hall to see what was going on on the beach. They had a board out with various activities listed leading all the way up to the fireworks that evening (which are easily viewed from the beach at Fort Wilderness). For this event they moved the Chuck Wagon food truck to the Pioneer Hall, which is usually located at the Chip ‘n Dale Campfire Sing-A-Long.
Before they were serving dinner there were a few chefs standing around so I went up to inquire about the trucks vegan options. I noticed they had a Fort Wilderness Garden Burger on the menu, but wanted to confirm. Chef Frank informed us that it’s a Beyond Burger that they use with a vegan brioche bun. He didn’t mention anything about the bbq cream sauce that is listed on the menu, and we forgot to bring it up at the time.
Once the Chuck Wagon opened we went to order our food. We got two burgers without the bbq cream with a side of fries. After a few minutes our Garden Burgers (they really got to change the name when it’s a Beyond Burger) came out and we went to find somewhere to sit and enjoy them.
After finding a bench we opened our boxes and were able to dig in. The burgers were cooked well and the toppings were pretty basic, but the balsamic onions were super flavorful. The fries were good, just simple thin cut fries. They gave us a ton each, which was great, because who doesn’t love french fries.
The Chuck Wagon is only open for dinner at Fort Wilderness. But it’s a great place to grab a quick meal if you’re there for a special event or are staying at the Fort. You can also find the Beyond Burger at P&J’s Southern Takeout which is located inside Trails End and is open all day.
Review from July 2018.