A quiet, small community embraced by many types of people looking for a peaceful retreat with easy access to all of the excitement of Orlando
Davenport is a suburb located between Orlando and Tampa in Florida. Davenport is conveniently located about an hour from the Orlando International Airport, Orlando, or Tampa and only 30 minutes from Walt Disney World by car. Davenport offers a central location with a quiet, relaxing setting and easy access to all of the amenities of Central Florida. Davenport itself has plenty to do, with a vibrant dining scene as well as fun, outdoor activities for the whole family. Davenport offers new, high-end construction and beautiful single-family homes that are well spaced, giving the neighborhood a sparsely populated suburban feel.
Davenport is a quiet, small community embraced by many types of people looking for a peaceful retreat with easy access to all of the excitement of Orlando and the beautiful beaches of the west coast of Florida. It is the perfect location for anyone looking to enjoy the thrilling theme parks of Central Florida or sparkling west coast beaches while living in a quiet, small town.
What to Love
- Quiet, small-town living
- Easy access to major Florida cities including Tampa and Orlando
- Beautiful outdoor activities and vibrant dining options
Life in Davenport is easy-going, with small-town vibes that allow for a peaceful place to live. Davenport is a suburban oasis for those looking for a comfortable, quiet place to live within easy access to big city amenities.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Davenport has a quiet feel, but still has plenty of quality dining and shopping options. The Ovation Bistro offers a warm, casual dining room in a family-owned and operated restaurant for that true small-town feel. Highly-rated smoked meats and mouthwatering ribs are the stars of the menu here. Patio dining allows visitors to enjoy the brilliant Florida weather, all with live music sets offered every day of the week.
Miller’s Ale House is a classic brew pub located within the Champion’s Gate community in Davenport. This fun, sports bar brings the energy, with friendly service, large sharable appetizers, and their famous, buttermilk-drenched fried chicken zingers. For evening drinks, the True Blue Winery serves homemade, in-house wine from local ingredients. With small-town charm and friendly service, this winery offers rustic dining in addition to unique, handmade wines.
In nearby Kissimmee, Formosa Gardens by Island Grove Wine Company offers local wines, sampled in a beautiful garden. With manicured gardens and large indoor spaces, the Formosa Gardens is one of the premium wedding venues in the southwest Orlando area.
Things to Do
Davenport has plenty of fun things to do, including beautiful, newly constructed outdoor mall areas. The Posner Shopping Mall offers a lovely outdoor shopping mall with many different stores offering clothing, electronics, home goods, and more.
For outdoor activities, the Northeast Regional Park in Davenport has soccer fields, tennis and racketball courts, as well as walking and jogging paths. The ChampionsGate Golf Club offers two 18-hole world-class golf courses designed by architect and golfer, Greg Norman. Scenic waterways, grass-topped dunes, and rolling hills create a picturesque experience that any golf enthusiast would enjoy. As an award-winning golf course, Championsgate Golf Club also offers The Leadbetter Golf Academy, to help students learn and hone their golf skills.
Nearby at Walt Disney World Resort, Davenport residents can enjoy the outdoor complex of Disney Springs. This unique experience brings together shopping, eclectic dining, and Disney magic for full days of family fun. Live music, games, performances, and other special events provide entertainment for everyone in this outdoor kingdom.
Davenport is served by Polk County Schools for public options, but also has plenty of highly-rated private and charter schools.
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