Perched atop Boothill in the Clarksville neighborhood of New Providence, the Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center sits high on a bluff where Red River and Cumberland River converge. With sweeping views of these rivers and of Downtown Clarksville, you can soak up an afternoon enjoying the scenery, or perhaps dig a little deeper. One of the last remaining earthen forts, Fort Defiance was originally built by 200 enslaved men and its story is steeped in African-American heritage.
Clarksville is home to hundreds of thousands of people. With this size population, there are many options for fun on a typical weekend. Enjoy dinner downtown. See a movie or show at one of the theatres. Plan an escape games outing with friends. One often overlooked opportunity is the myriad of events and activities at our own Austin Peay State University – some that you may not have even considered. Check out these top 5 activities that are open to the public. Maybe you’ll want to add some to your to-do list!
I am a woman of few guilty pleasures, and walking around downtown Clarksville on Saturday I came across a handful of new stores that feed my indulgences -- books, records and vintage.
Now that Christmas is over, winter break is behind us and all the decorations are put up (well, most anyway), getting out of the house is a must. Here are some of our favorite things to do in Clarksville that keep the 6-year-old and 4-year-old entertained.
With more than a dozen stores specializing in vintage and collectible items in Clarksville, the city has become a tourist destination for antiquing.
This busy Clarksville family of four shares some of their favorite ways to have fun together.
Florida-based Travel Blogger Sheila Berrios-Nazario visited Clarksville recently. During her trip, she found some spots you shouldn't miss on your next visit where you can capture pictures for your Instagram (or Facebook) that you'll feel proud of.
Kiddos in Clarksville have just over three weeks before school starts! These two top-rated historic attractions will keep the summer fun rolling, but will also ignite (or reignite) an interest in local history...and maybe all things educational. OK, that's probably a stretch, but kids of all ages are sure to experience something fascinating at these two local historic treasures!
Memorial Day Weekend is the official kickoff to summer for many families. If you're traveling to Clarksville to visit friends or family, check out these fun activities to get your summer started!
This winter has lingered a little too long for most of us here in Clarksville. Now that Spring and 70-degree weather and beautiful blooms are here, we’re heading outside and enjoying the trails! Here are five picks that are sure to make you appreciate warmer weather and Clarksville's natural beauty!
Murals, sculptures, fountains and flames fill Clarksville’s Public Art Trail. Explore, learn and take a selfie! #clarksvilleart
Looking for things to do in the next few weeks? Here are some ideas that are sure to impress...and improve the January blues!
Clarksville, Tennessee is first and foremost a river city, giving it an important role in military history, the tobacco trade, and economic development. Many historic attractions in the community tell Clarksville's story.
You'll find it easy to unplug for a bit and reconnect with family, friends or even yourself while you enjoy this historic city on the Cumberland.