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.

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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Golf, Guns & Brews: The Ultimate Man Weekend

Two full days of golf, a little shooting and a couple of breweries gives you the ultimate man weekend adventure! First things first. When the day is filled with adventure, we must fill our stomachs! Start with a hearty breakfast at The Chopping Block. It’s the city’s only butcher shop with a…

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Rediscover the Magic of Christmas

A serene holiday glow warms many U.S. cities between Thanksgiving and the New Year, but Clarksville truly sparkles as millions of lights adorn the city’s Cumberland RiverWalk and downtown city center. Rediscover the magic of Christmas at these family-friendly events. Kicking off the holiday season…

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