Things to do in and near the city of Davenport in Polk County, Florida.
Walt Disney World Resort:
Although the Mouse’s Kingdom isn’t exactly in the city’s limits, Davenport is only 16 miles from one of the world’s most visited places. Davenport’s convenient proximity to Interstate 4 makes the drive to Disney World very easy. Davenport is quickly becoming a popular location for “vacation rental home developments” such as La Fiesta and Bahama Bay for Orlando amusement park goers.
Cinepolis Polk County:
Located in the Posner Commons (Posner Shopping Complex) at the corner of Interstate 4 and US 27 is the state of the art Cinepolis movie theater complex. This nine screens upscale theater is home to the immersive 300 IMAX screen, a full-service wine and beer bar, and made to order gourmet concessions.
You and your family can become paleontologists and immerse yourself in the prehistoric as you dig up authentic fossils out of central Florida rivers and banks with Fossil Funatics. Tours start at $70 a person and include a sifter, shovel, fossil bag, bottled water, light snacks and a professional guide. Guests dig up plenty of ancient shark teeth and other fossils on the banks of the Peace River with Fossil Funatics. Fossil Funatics also offers kayak tours for families or large groups, where guests participate in fossil hunting and eco-clean ups.
Champions Gate Resort:
Located on the outskirts of Davenport along Interstate 4 is the classy Champions Gate. Champions Gate is home to 36 holes of 5-star golf designed by Greg Norman, Champions Gate Villas, the beautiful Omni Resort, and plenty of eateries and shopping, ensuring things to do for the entire family. The Omni Resort is a hot spot for Disney goers with an 850-ft lazy river and complimentary shuttles to and from Disney World. Champions Gate is also becoming a growing area for the rise of “vacation rental home” subdivisions.