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8 Best Things To Do In Davenport, Florida

Michelle
Published Aug 22, 2017

Most visitors on their way to Disneyland in Orlando stay at Davenport which is a small and quiet town with a relaxed ambience. It has cheap and affordable hotels and accommodations in comparison to the larger cities like Orlando and Kissimmee. It is a launching pad to places like Walt Disney World, Animal Kingdom, Universal Studios, etc., in Orlando, which is very close to Davenport. Let’s check out what there is to do here!

1. Visit the Northeast Regional Park

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Posted by Central Florida Sports on Monday, 22 December 2014

You must visit the Northeast Regional Park in Polk county, Davenport along with your kids; there are so many things you can do here with your kids that they will thank you for it. There are 6 multi-use fields with artificial turf here, along with tennis courts, recreational racquetball courts and basketball courts as well. There is a playground with shade for your kids to play and you can enjoy a family picnic here too, as there are picnic tables & grills available as well. There is a Dog Play Area for your pet dog and if you’re in the mood to walk or exercise then there is a walking & jogging trail. Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy fishing at the fishing dock, and there is a boat launch and trailer parking available too.

Northeast Regional Park

Address: 50901 US-27, Davenport, FL 33897, USA

Website: Northeast Regional Park

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2. Enjoy yourself at the Cinepolis Cinema

The upscale Cinépolis IMAX Cinema at Posner Park north of Davenport has been open for a couple of weeks now. Has anyone...

Posted by Bill Costello - State Farm Agent on Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Cinepolis IMAX Cinema is a 9-screen theater located at Posner Commons in the town of Davenport. It is in a prime location at the main corner of I-4 and US 27. It has a 300 IMAX screen, and has reserved seating for guests; there are gourmet snacks available if you’re hungry and a good bar.

Cinepolis Cinema

Address: 5500 Grandview Pkwy, Davenport, FL 33837, USA

Website: Cinepolis Cinema

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3. See the classic Highlands Reserve Golf Club

Highlands Reserve Golf Club is a great golf course. It's located at 500 Highlands Reserve Boulevard, Davenport, FL 33897. You have to give this one a try.

Posted by Grexa Golf Instruction on Sunday, 5 February 2012

The Highlands Reserve Golf Club is one of the most classy golf courses in the whole of Florida, and it is located at one of the highest points. It has open and spacious fairways which resemble the classic Scottish courses; it has dramatic elevation changes, which give it a stunning view with uneven lies. There are numerous bunkers in it that are present everywhere in the course for more challenges.

Highlands Reserve Golf Club

Address: 500 Highlands Reserve Blvd, Davenport, FL 33897, USA

Website: Highlands Reserve Golf Club

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4. Enjoy the treats at Webbs Candy Factory

Posted by Webb's Candy Shop on Thursday, 27 April 2017

Webbs Candy Factory in Davenport is one of the most popular and amazing candy stores in the central part of Florida. It manufacturers various products like peanut brittle and yummy hand-dipped gourmet chocolates, citrus candies, and it also sells the finest of wines. In short, Webb’s Candy Shop has all the necessary treats to satisfy your sweet cravings.

Webbs Candy Factory

Address: 38217 US-27, Davenport, FL 33837, USA

Website: Webbs Candy Factory

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5. Wine and dine at True Blue Winery

Posted by True Blue Winery on Monday, 29 September 2014

If you’re in Davenport and want to have some authentic brick oven pizza along with blueberry picking or want to do some wine tasting, then you should visit the True Blue Winery. Howard and Fatima Gill are the owners of True Blue Winery, the first winery in Polk County, it was opened in 2012. The locals are huge fans of this place and just love sampling the blueberry wines here, along with their signature bistro meals.

True Blue Winery

Address: 604 Pink Apartment Rd, Davenport, FL 33837, USA

Website: True Blue Winery

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6. Shop till you drop at Posner Park Shopping Mall

Posted by Posner Park Shopping Mall on Saturday, 12 August 2017

The Posner Park Shopping Mall is located in Davenport, Florida, and it is a great place to spend your time with friends and family. It has restaurants, amazing shops and entertainment in this huge mall, conveniently located in Davenport. You can shop for anything you want here; from mattresses to great food and drinks, sports goods, clothes, shoes, arts, and jewelry.

Posner Park Shopping Mall

Address: Posner Blvd Davenport, FL 33837, USA

Website: Posner Park Shopping Mall

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7. Go on a fossil collecting expedition with Fossil Funatics

Action packed weekend. Fossil hunting Friday Saturday and Sunday. Loads of fossils to rinse and clean. Here's a few...

Posted by Fossil Funatics on Sunday, 28 May 2017

Fossil Funatics in Davenport, Florida provides you with an outdoor expedition which can take you back in time. It is well known that the central Florida Waterways is a Paleontologists’ dream - it has great natural geology, landscape, moving landmasses and the rise and fall of sea levels, all of this makes it a haven for fossil lovers all over the world.

There are tours on offer for practically all age groups; they are a family friendly tour operators who know how to keep kids entertained and also educate them about fossils on the tour. Their basic tour is a five hour tour which starts at 70.00 USD, and it provides you with everything you need on a fossil tour like a sifter, a shovel, a fossil bag, bottled water, snacks and a guide. They monitor the area all the time and will take you to the area which is fossil rich, so that you can have a fun expedition and collect a lot of fossils!

Fossil Funatics

Address: 108 Robbins Rest Cr, Davenport, FL 33896

Website: Fossil Funatics

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8. Have a great time at the luxurious ChampionsGate Golf Resort

Once you get here, you'll never want to leave. #OmniOrlando #AtTheOmni

Posted by Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate on Monday, 3 July 2017

ChampionsGate Golf Resort in Davenport, Central Florida is a golf masterpiece and is located just 15 minutes from Disney World. Guests can stay at The Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate which is a 4 diamond luxury experience.

Its National and International golf courses give it a unique feature, it’s like two different Greg Norman designs mingled with Florida’s natural landscape. Its 36 holes of championship golf make it one of Florida’s best golf venues.

ChampionsGate Golf Resort

Address: 8575 White Shark Blvd., Championsgate, Florida 33896

Website: ChampionsGate Golf Resort

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Stop by Davenport on your way to Walt Disney World

Source: Wikipedia

Quiet and relaxing Davenport is usually a launching pad for most visitors who want to visit Walt Disney World, MGM Studios, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios, Sea World, etc., in Orlando, but actually has a few hidden gems worth exploring in its own neighborhood!

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