Posner Blvd, Davenport, FL 33837, USA
We begin our tour here at Posner Park Mall, just North of Davenport’s city center. Offering a plethora of shopping, eating, and entertainment options that includes a brand new Cinepolis IMAX Movie Theatre, locals from all over central Florida come to Posner Park to scratch that casual spending itch. Located right at the junction of Highway 27 and I-4, Posner Park is a perfect launching ground for a weekend of travel to Orlando or Tampa Bay! For now though. We’ll head South down Highway 27, and get a better feel for Davenport itself. Tucked just Southeast of Orlando, Davenport is an exceedingly opportune location that families and investors are starting to take notice of! With easy access to both I-4 as well as Highway 24, Davenport is just a short drive from some of Central Florida’s resorts! Not only is the world Famous Disney World Resort just minutes to the North, but LegoLand as well as the ChampionsGate resort and golf courses are extremely close by as well! Though the area surrounding Davenport is filled with attractions known all over the world, the town of Davenport itself contains a small-town charm you simply won’t be able to get from the resorts! Coming up on your left is A lesser known, but characteristically enjoyable resort that exists here in Davenport: Deer Creek RV Golf & Country Club! Consisting of an extremely solid executive golf course that weaves between a number of separate RV park neighborhoods occupied by full-time or part time residents, Deer Creek is a great place to bring the family or just yourself for a self-contained getaway! Featuring plots for RV’s if you have your own, and RVs for rent if you don’t, anyone can come enjoy the community of Deer Creek! Not sure what to expect? Not to worry, this compact course of mainly par 3’s and 4’s is one of Davenport’s hidden gems, and is sure to be a pleasant surprise to any visitor!
42721 US-27, Davenport, FL 33837, USA
Up on your left is the location for some brand new townhomes: Madison Place! If you’d like to check them out, head back down Florida Development Road, just off of Highway 27! From the regionally respected Starlight Homes builder, Madison place features brand new stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and tons of great community amenities. Coming up on our right we have AdventHealth Heart of Florida, Davenport and the rest of Polk County’s hospital! Bought by the nationwide health system AdventHealth in 2019, the 193-bed Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center had been serving Central Florida since the 1960’s. Now, hopefully you won’t be having to stop here anytime soon, but it’s always good to know where to go if you stub your toe really badly!
38425 US-27, Davenport, FL 33837, USA
Right now we’re passing through the intersection of Hwy 27 and Davenport Blvd, the central road in Davenport! We’ll be revisiting it later. For now, though, prepare to take your next left after the light, right next to the Dunkin Donuts! Stop in for a coffee, donut, or both if you need to fuel up before the rest of the tour!
936 Orchid Grove Blvd, Davenport, FL 33837, USA
While the most well known attractions in Central Florida are rather touristy (I’m looking at you Disney World), our next stop is perfect for those who can see the true charm of the region! The Orchid Grove neighborhood here is a wonderful little community of move-in ready homes. Offering a variety of floorplans ranging from 3 to 4 bedrooms, and complete with modern appliances, private backyards, and community amenities, Orchid Grove is the perfect place to settle down or escape to in the winter! Less than 5 miles from I-4, you can get anywhere in the region in no time! Whether that be one of the aforementioned resorts, or the nearby Hilochee or Lake Marion Wildlife Management areas, Orchid Grove is the perfect place to start! Please turn left when you get to RW South Ranch Rd and then turn right on North 10th street. Then follow your navigation to Olsen Rd. There’s a great neighborhood over there I’d like to show you.
1020 Condor Dr, Haines City, FL 33844, USA
Another popular neighborhood of new homes here in Davenport, Highland Meadows is one of the best locations in all of Central Florida! Centrally located between Orlando and Tampa, and just one mile east of Highway 27,world renowned attractions like Disney World are less than 20 miles away! You won’t have to go far for comfort though, as the extensive community amenities at Highland Meadows will keep you plenty occupied! A pool, cabana, dog park, playgrounds, sports fields and more, one of these 4-5 bedroom homes is sure to fit your needs and beyond!
334 Center Crest Blvd, Davenport, FL 33837, USA
As we follow Davenport Boulevard into the center of town, you might be getting the feeling that in contrast with all the recent growth here, Davenport has been around for a while! Named for Colonel William Davenport, the commander of U.S. forces during the Second Seminole War, the area was first settled in 1838 with the construction of Fort Davenport. This settlement only lasted a few years, though, and it was not until the 1880’s that the modern city of Davenport finally got its start when the South Florida Railroad extended to that point.
5 State St, Davenport, FL 33837, USA
We’re approaching downtown Davenport! Marking the center of this happy little town, is the equally joy-filled Wilson Park! Turn right on Magnolia and then right on US 1
106 US-17, Davenport, FL 33837, USA
On your left is one of Davenport’s quaintest little eateries! An adorable windowed restaurant serving authentic Mexican Cuisine such as tamales, grilled shrimp, margaritas and more, Los 3 Hermanos is a perfect place for a refreshing lunch! Up ahead, just across the street from Davenport’s City Hall, an American flag flies proudly above this hidden gem of a park. To go along with the big open green space in the center of the park, the space also includes picnic tables, grills, restrooms, and a water fountain perfect for summer splashing!
508 US-17, Davenport, FL 33837, USA
Get ready to take a left from Route 17 onto South Boulevard West, and prepare yourself for a close encounter with some tasty treats, because our final attraction on this tour is quite possibly the most fun one!
406 Chipola Ave, Davenport, FL 33837, USA
If the friendly small town charm that I mentioned at the beginning of the tour hasn’t permeated your senses yet, then the tastes, smells, and atmosphere of True Blue Winery sure will! In addition to the winery which Offers a variety of prize-winning homemade wines crafted on the premise, including blueberry wine made with fruit from their on-site orchard, True Blue’s Bistro serves brick-oven pizza and entrees as well! Not hungry or thirsty? No big deal! Head out to the orchard with your children or friends to the orchard for a fun-filled day of blueberry picking! Still not interested? Well you can head on in and buy some wine by the bottle or berries by the box, and just hang out! That’s all we have for you today, thanks for joining me on this tour of Davenport, Florida. I had a great time and I hope you did too. Let’s do this again sometime, ok? Until then, so long and happy touring!