Clarksville | Tennessee Vacation

Clarksville

Clarksville has mastered the art of combining metropolitan energy with small town charm. It’s an escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, complete with big city amenities.
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In Clarksville, choices on how to entertain yourself abound. Visit world-class theaters or plan a casual evening of homegrown music. See the Mabel Larson Fine Arts Gallery, which offers selections from Austin Peay’s fine arts collection.

Showcasing Clarksville\'s heritage, multiple award-winning Rivers & Spires Festival honors rich cultural arts, history and heroes in a historic downtown area dotted with churches, a courthouse and museum. Featured music spans country, jazz, blues, international, rock and more.

Satisfy your craving for shopping at the many antique stores, boutiques or department stores. Visit and tour an area winery. See the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center, one of the most photographed buildings in the state.

Nature lovers have a number of parks such as Dunbar Cave State Park, walking and biking trails from which to choose, and families will enjoy the numerous year-round attractions that make Clarksville one of Middle Tennessee\'s best kept secrets. The new Liberty Park Marina offers fishing, walking trails, a dog park, sports fields and boat slips as well as an event center.

Clarksville loves natives who make good! A beloved Clarksville native, legendary former head coach for the University of Tennessee’s Lady Vols, Patricia Pat Head Summitt, is the all-time most winning coach in NCAA basketball history, with eight national championships and an Olympic gold medal. Sprinter Wilma Rudolph, who won three Olympic gold medals, set two world records in 110-degree heat and became one of historys most celebrated athletes, breaking gender barriers and becoming a pioneer for civil rights and womens rights. See Clarksville’s statue of Wilma Rudolph and visit her grave at Foster Memorial Garden.


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