Are you searching for a spring break destination with big-city amenities and small-town charm?
The Perfect Getaway
Look no further than Clarksville, Tennessee. With over 650 miles of navigable waterways, more than 30 parks (including two state parks), and nearly endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, this city is the perfect place to stretch your legs and enjoy the sun after being cooped up all winter.
History and Heritage
Travelers interested in history and heritage will delight in all Clarksville has to offer. Historic Collinsville 1800s Pioneer Settlement will open its doors for the season on April 1, allowing visitors to step back in time to see how the pioneers lived. Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center is one of the few intact earthen works forts in the United States. The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center has over 35,000 square feet of award-winning exhibitions, rotating art galleries, and interactive exploration areas for children of all ages.
Dunbar Cave State Park
Dunbar Cave State Park is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2023. To celebrate, special activities and events will be hosted throughout the late spring and summer. Events will include expert speakers, art shows, dedicated art exhibits, and more.
The City Forum
For those rainy-day adventures, The City Forum is the perfect spot. As one of the largest family entertainment centers in the nation, guests will find mini golf, go-karts, laser tag, bowling, an arcade, and dining all under one roof.
There is certainly no shortage of places to eat in Clarksville. With everything from bar-b-que to sushi, there is something to satisfy every craving. A unique spot in Downtown Clarksville has just opened its door. Shelby’s Trio houses three restaurants across its three floors. On the main level, Joe’s Garage serves up scrumptious burgers and muscle cars as décor. Trattoria di Cat, a fine dining Italian spot, is located on the second floor. The top floor is the home of Skyline 500, Clarksville’s first rooftop bar with breathtaking views of the Cumberland River and Historic Downtown Clarksville.
With curated Challenge Trails, Clarksville has made it easy for visitors to explore their specific areas of interest. There are currently 13 Challenge Trails with 5 more being added in March. The new trails include Architectural Gems, Music Heritage Trail, Diverse Delights, Best Burgers, and Fashionista Finds.
Existing trails cover everything from African American history and public art to family fun and the best spots for coffee. Challenge Trails can be accessed through the Visit Clarksville app.
Visitors can check in on the app when they are at a location on the Challenge Trail. Once the trail is complete, the visitor will receive a collectible pin.
With attractions ranging from an indoor trampoline park to a regional theatre, every member of the family is sure to have a memorable spring break experience in Clarksville, Tennessee.