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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 or quaint town, tending her flower gardens, or relaxing with her boxer in her lap and a well-written book in her hands.

9 Kid-Favorite Things to Do in Clarksville TN

Kids love Clarksville. And Clarksville loves kids! As one of the youngest cities in Tennessee, Clarksville is filled with children and young families. You might expect to find plenty of kid-friendly, kid-approved things to do, and you would be right. In fact, we have a web page devoted to Things to…

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A Visual Guide to the Best Desserts in Clarksville

Dessert is a big deal in the south. If you're a foodie or grew up here, you're already well aware. In fact, dessert might just be the main point of a meal. City Mayor Joe Pitts often quotes, "Life is short. Eat dessert first." And, if he's at a dinner where dessert is preset, you can believe that's…

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11 Ways to Stretch Your Summer Travel Budget

Aren't we all ready for an adventure after being close to home during 2020?! Travel research tells us that while many Americans are eager for a trip, most are planning getaways that are a little closer to home. That's great news because Clarksville is a convenient road trip destination, centrally…

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9 Scenic Spots for Your Summer Picnic

As the summer season kicks off this Memorial Day Weekend, our minds gravitate toward outdoor activities. You know, all those things we want to see and do, plus the places we want to visit before fall rolls back around. Picnics are top-of-mind for many -- including us! Whether you're romancing a…

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Where to Hear Live Music this Summer in Clarksville

Summer and live music is a pairing that goes together like peanut butter and jelly...at least here in Clarksville! From May through October on most weekends music lovers can find an outdoor venue showcasing a genre of tunes. Being only 40 minutes from Nashville certainly doesn't hurt our depth of…

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What's New This Spring

Whether you’re planning a trip to Clarksville soon or you’re new to the city, it’s always fun to explore the newest local places. Despite the pandemic, Clarksville is booming. A wave of new businesses opened in recent months and more are expected throughout the year. Plus, live music is back and new…

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Four Women Living Local

These four women are among the thousands who live, work, serve and play in Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee. We've asked them what they love most about Clarksville and how they intentionally live local. Like most women, they each wear MANY hats -- a testament to their strength, courage, and…

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12 Favorite Things to Do In Springtime

Are you ready for a Spring road trip? Or at least in planning mode for summer? Let these favorite spots inspire you to plan a fun and memorable vacation. (Header photo by @michelleelisephoto.) King's Bluff Climbing For the adventure traveler, King's Bluff Rock Climbing is the perfect place for…

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Clarksville Scores Major Travel Stories in 2020

It's good to look back. We received a request today from the TN Department of Tourist Development for some of our 2020 media highlights -- any good travel stories about our destination or specific attractions that we could share. In spite of 2020 being, well...2020, Visit Clarksville scored some…

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