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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.

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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Exploring Clarksville's Murals

Murals are a unique and popular way to promote tourism in a destination and create a source of pride for residents. They’re also fun spots for selfies that can transform a neglected area into a creative, artistic attraction. Beyond the obvious, murals – like all art – tell a story, sometimes even a…

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Clarksville's Coffee Concoctions

updated 8/23/21 Let's start by stating the obvious: Clarksville is a great coffee town. With that out of the way, we thought we'd show you some warm, delicious photos rather than belabor the point with lots of words. Let this visual guide help you decide where to go next and inspire you to try…

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Instagram Top 9 for 2020

It's always a treat for us to look back and see what posts our Visit Clarksville Instagram followers liked most for the year. More than accumulating likes or followers, reflecting reminds us that visitors come to Clarksville from all over the world. (Not so much in 2020, but still from all across…

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Enjoy Winter's Pristine Beauty

Outdoor enthusiasts gravitate to Clarksville’s natural beauty in all four seasons. The middle Tennessee climate is relatively mild, so most outdoor activities are pleasant through the winter months, even for those who aren’t fans of colder weather. Yet, the occasional snowfall (and the even more…

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How to Safely Visit Clarksville This Holiday Season

If there’s ever a year to do something different for the holidays, it’s 2020! Like most of us, you may be desperate for a road trip, or at least a change of scenery for a bit. Here's how you can enjoy a festive getaway, travel safely and affordably, and create new holiday traditions. Drive-Thru…

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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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