Michelle Dickerson

Michelle Dickerson is the Visit Clarksville media and marketing director. She loves sharing stories about Clarksville's places, history and people, and showing the world its beauty.  When she's not working you'll find her on the nation's backroads -- usually ending at a mountain, tending her flower gardens or curled up with a well-written book.

5 Scenic Places to Experience the Best Fall Color

Autumn. The very word evokes aromas and flavors unique to the season. It also brings to mind images of colorful views or drives you've experienced or are anticipating. While we can't look forward to tailgating, bonfires, Oktoberfests, craft fairs or "normal" fall activities in this pandemic year, we…

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8 Fun Free Family Activities

Whether you're planning a trip to Clarksville this summer or live here and are looking for ways to fill some of those long summer days, here are some ideas for free activities -- in no particular order -- that the whole family can enjoy. What others have you discovered? Share your favorites with…

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12 Inspiring Reasons to Visit Clarksville This Fall

From a hip, event-filled downtown to relaxing country drives framed by extravagant fall color, Clarksville, Tenn. is a favorite Mid-South fall getaway. These festivals, events and scenic spots may inspire you to plan a trip to this thriving river city. 1. RiverFest, September 5-7. This three-day…

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8 More Fun Free Family Activities

Who doesn’t love free?! Our May post about “9 Fun Free Family Activities” has been so popular, we’ve added 8 more ideas! Whether you’re looking for an affordable destination that will guarantee fun for the whole family, some day-trip or weekend getaway ideas, or even some activities to get the kids…

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6 Scenic Spring Trails (Plus Lunch)

Think you can only find beautiful hiking in East Tennessee? Granted, you won’t find those gorgeous mountaintop views in Clarksville, but Middle Tennessee has plenty of hills, creeks and woods where you can enjoy a shorter challenging trail or a scenic family stroll. Check out these options in…

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