Clarksville, Tennessee, with a population of 103,455, is the county seat of Montgomery County, TN 44.9 miles from Nashville Tennessee.
Clarksville, Tennessee was established in 1784.
The closest airport is Dickson Municipal Airport (MO2).
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Main Attractions in Clarksville:
Beachhaven Vineyards & Winery
At regional, national and international award competitions spanning 17 years, Beachhaven Vineyards & Winery has earned well over 300 awards, including hundreds of gold and silver medals." Beachaven Winery is also known for more than just great wine. "Jazz on the Lawn has become an event with a life of its own," says Louisa Cooke, manager. "We have grown from a few hundred attendees in 1989, to thousands of picnicking guests! Couples, friends and families come to relax, listen to music and taste wine in a unique outdoor setting."
Customs House Museum and Cultural Center
Located in the heart of historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, the Clarksville House Museum & Cultural Center is the State's second largest general museum. The museum has over 35,000 square feet of the region's best hands-on activities and special events for people of all ages. Explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.
Delta Queen Steamboat Company
See the heartland of our great nation aboard the legendary Delta Queen®, and the magnificent Mississippi Queen®, the only genuine, overnight paddlewheelers plying America's rivers, for a journey brimming with fun, discovery and all-American heritage. The trip offers a unique blend of American beauty and history, its sumptuous river cuisine, lively "showboat" style entertainment, and the adventure of exploring Mark Twain's riverside America. Charming, historic river ports, lively cities, and stately plantations. Gliding along at a stately 8 mph, your mind has time to wander back to a time when life was a bit slower and more genteel, when these mighty rivers served as America's natural "highways," and an elegant paddlewheel steamboat was the epitome of travel. You'll explore the richness of riverside America as you step ashore at historic ports of call such as lively Memphis and stately Natchez, Mark Twain's Hannibal or cosmopolitan St. Paul, bustling St. Louis and gracious Louisville, charming Chattanooga and tuneful Nashville, friendly Cincinnati and dynamic Pittsburgh.
Dunbar Cave State Park
Dunbar Cave State Park is located 60 minutes northwest of Nashville and about one and a half miles northeast of downtown Clarksville, TN in Montgomery County. Dunbar Cave is the most prominent of several caves located in this designated natural area. In the roomy mouth of the cave, square dances, radio shows, and big band era concerts were once held. This 110-acre natural area in Montgomery County is honeycombed by caves and sinkholes, the most prominent being Dunbar Cave. This 8.1 mile cave has historical, natural, archaeological and geological significance. Excavations revealed that this cave has been occupied by man for thousands of years, drawn by its constant stream flow and natural air conditioning. There are three trails on the natural area that range from a leisurely walk to a fairly strenuous hike. All trails begin and end at the visitors' center.
Land Between the Lakes
Land Between the Lakes has 26 lake access areas with boat ramps, four fishing piers and six beaches. LBL contains 420 miles of roads; more than 90 bridges; and five dams. Campers can choose from among 1,535 campsites in four developed campgrounds. Various activities throughout the year include pony rides for youngsters, trail rides for the more adventuresome, and bird watching (230 bird species have been sighted) and botanical treks (1,300 plant species have been identified). Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has four major attractions, including the Elk and Bison Prairie, Homeplace, Woodlands Nature Station and Golden Pond Planetarium.
Mason Rudolph Golf Course
Mason Rudolph Golf Course is a public golf course with narrow fairways and small greens. There is water that comes into play on two holes. This course's most difficult hole is #6, a 505-yard, par 5, requiring a tee shot up a dogleg right fairway. This course is centrally located within town and is easy to find.
• Austin Square Mall
• Governors Square Mall
• Opry Mills Outlet Mall
Festivals in Clarksville:
• North TN State Fair - The North TN State Fair features carnival rides, agricultural and livestock exhibits, truck and tractor pull, demolition derby, amateur boxing, BBQ cook-off, reptile show, gospel concert, senior tea dance, amd CMR Nationals Mud Drags. Held at the Clarksville Fairgrounds. Parking and admission to the midway are free. Arena event prices vary. Fee for rides.
• Oktoberfest - Annual celebration of German Culture. Family fun in the European tradition. German food, music, German dance groups, and fest rides for kids of all ages. The Oktoberfest is a regional event presented by the Clarksville Edelweiss Club. The original Oktoberfest was a celebration of the marriage of the Bavarian King Ludwig. Traditional German bands play polkas, waltzes, etc. German schnitzel, bratwurst, potato salad, sauerkraut, pastries and beer are offered. Held at Clarksville Fairgrounds/McGregor Park.
• Christmas on the Cumberland - Christmas on the Cumberland is a walk-through holiday light display featuring over 2 million lights that transform the Cumberland Riverwalk into a whimsical holiday wonderland. The event is open nightly beginning the day after Thanksgiving through the Month of December. Admission is free. Held at McGregor Park Riverwalk.
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