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Sandwiched between Tampa and Orlando in the Central Florida Highlands, Davenport is a small town with a laid-back atmosphere and plenty to do. Many people use Davenport as their base for a visit to Walt Disney World in Orlando, which is just a 30-minute drive away. While Orlando and Tampa are home to several big attractions, Davenport boasts several things to do as well, with great restaurants, shopping, golf courses, and family-friendly activities. Davenport is a great base for families, couples, and travelers seeking an easy-going atmosphere away from the bigger cities.Finding your perfect Davenport vacation rental
Choose from a variety of vacation rental options in Davenport, Florida. The small-town is home to several oversized vacation rentals for families and large groups, complete with a fully equipped kitchen and plenty of bedrooms to sleep everyone. Book a vacation rental with a private garden, surrounded by palm trees and an immaculately landscaped yard space. Rentals with pools and jacuzzis are available so that you can splash around and enjoy a refreshing dip without ever having to leave your rental. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.
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The area and getting around
If you’ll be arriving in Davenport by air, the closest domestic airport is Winter Haven Regional Airport, just 20 minutes away from Davenport. The closest major airport is Orlando International Airport, 35 miles away. Tampa International Airport is 70 miles away, and it takes about an hour to reach Davenport from there. Car rental companies are available at all the nearby airports and major cities, as well as in Davenport.Getting around Davenport
Davenport is not the most walkable city, and getting around requires a car. Some areas are bikeable, but most attractions are far apart from each other. If you won’t be renting a car during your trip, Uber, Lyft, and taxis are available.
Travelers and activities
Davenport is an excellent family-friendly destination with fun activities for families of all ages. Head to Fossil Funatics for a thrilling, real-life fossil hunting expedition. Kids and adults can dig for shark teeth and fossils in the Old Florida Waterways alongside an expert guide. River tours and kayaking expeditions are also available through the company.Davenport for couples
Davenport offers several fun date activities for couples exploring the area. Head to True Blue Winery to try a variety of fantastic house-made wines. The small-town winery even makes blueberry wine from blueberries grown at the onsite orchard, as well as citrus, orange, and peach wines. Enjoy a meal at the onsite bistro or pizza restaurant as you sip on a glass of wine. Book a couple’s massage or a full spa day together at Cenote Day Spa. The professional spa offers a variety of services and different types of massages. Perfect for anniversaries and special occasions!
Davenport was first established as a small settlement called Horse Creek in 1883. In 1886, the name was changed to Davenport.
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This friendly and helpful visitor center is a great starting point for any trip to Davenport. The staff here are experts on the local area and have a variety of fantastic resources to help you plan your trip according to your personalized travel needs and wishes. The visitor center also has several small exhibits, two porches, a playground, and an abundance of brochures.2. Webb’s Candy Factory
Webb’s Candy Factory is one of Davenport’s best kept secrets. Their top-rated confections attract tourists from all over Florida. Try the homemade ice cream in a homemade waffle cone, chocolates, and fudge. With so many delectable confections, you may find yourself visiting this place more than once during your trip.3. Go shopping at Posner Park Shopping Mall
Want to do some shopping during your time in Davenport? Head to Posner Park Shopping Mall where there are countless big-name clothing stores, department stores, and restaurants. From Marshalls, to Starbucks, Five Below, HomeGoods, and more, you’ll want to spend at least a few hours here exploring everything. There’s also an IMAX movie theater inside the mall if you want to catch a movie after you shop!4. Go fishing at Lake Davenport
This peaceful family park is loaded with activities. Bring your fishing poles and try your hand at catching some of the common species of fish found in the lake, which include bass, Bluegill, and Bowfin. You can fish from inside a boat or from the shore. Just be sure to follow local rules and regulations.5. Dine
Between all the shopping, sightseeing, and activities, you’re going to get hungry. Davenport is home to countless top-rated restaurant options with several international offerings. For delicious Italian food, go to Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano, which serves authentic, house-made dishes. For healthy, traditional American fare, go to Café d’Marie, which serves a wonderful selection of salads, soups, and sandwiches. QC Coffee and Pancake House serves a hearty and filling variety of breakfast options. For an upscale date-night option, go to Duck City Bistro for a fine-dining menu and beautiful cocktails