With year-round warm weather and close proximity to world-class golf courses, amusement parks, and sporting events, our diverse selection of Davenport vacation rentals are the ideal way to experience the outdoor pleasures of sunny Central Florida!
Whether you're planning a family excursion to magical Walt Disney World or an adults-only golf retreat, this small city of roughly 3,000 residents is the perfect home base for a vacation full of sunny skies, stress-free relaxation, and memories to last a lifetime.
Where is Davenport?
Located amidst Central Florida's extensive network of inland lakes, the city of Davenport is conveniently situated 36 miles southwest of vibrant Orlando and 64 miles northeast of the bayside city of Tampa. Even closer than Orlando to the world-class attractions that lure millions of people to Florida each year, Davenport is a great home base for visiting Walt Disney World, pristine championship golf courses, and more!
Things to Do in Davenport
In a region celebrated by professional and amateur golfers alike, guests staying at one of our many Davenport homes need not travel far to practice their drive!
Home to 18 holes designed by renowned architect Mike Dasher, Highlands Reserve Golf Club features wide tree-lined fairways and rolling greens. The semi-private Providence Golf Club, which similarly offers 18 Dasher-designed holes, is known for its challenging and scenic course, where otters and deer often share the surrounding creeks and wetlands. Ridgewood Lakes Golf Club, another semi-private course, has an 18-hole course designed by Ted McAnlis, which is known for its regular water challenges, brand new bunkers, and gorgeous landscaping.
Bringing the kids along for a family getaway? No visit to Florida is complete without an experience at Walt Disney World, which attracts upwards of 18 million visitors each year. Whether you watch fairy tales come to life in the Magic Kingdom, take a trip around the world at Epcot, or come face-to-face with exotic species at Disney's Animal Kingdom, the countless attractions of this beloved park are within easy driving distance of Davenport.
Day Trips from Davenport
Davenport has the perfect location in Central Florida, offering visitors both the serenity of a small community and the convenience of nearby cities, golf communities, amusement parks, and sporting events.
Escape for the day to the charming town of Kissimmee on the shores of Lake Tohopekaliga, just 18 miles east, known for its historic old town, unique specialty shops, and beautiful golf courses. Or continue on to Orlando, the "Theme Park Capital of the World," and spend the day enjoying the indoor and outdoor delights at Universal Studios Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando.
Timing your visit to catch the perfect spring weather? Don't forget that Central Florida is the March home of the Grapefruit League, in which 15 Major League Baseball teams play preseason games for intimate crowds of devoted fans. You'll find the Houston Astros playing in nearby Kissimmee, the Atlanta Braves in Lake Buena Vista (23 miles away), and the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland (27 miles east).
No matter the season, let our homes in Davenport introduce you to a region that you'll continue to return to for years to come!
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