Located in Montgomery County in the northwest part of the state, Clarksville Tennessee runs along the Cumberland River between Kentucky and Nashville and used to be an old 19th century tobacco port. The area surrounding Clarksville Tennessee features beautiful landscapes, lakes, bluffs and caves and is a popular hiking, camping and fishing area.
A leisurely stroll along the Cumberland Riverwalk in Clarksville Tennessee is a great activity for a warm afternoon. Another popular attraction in the city include Fort Defiance which is a well maintained Civil War garrison of thick earthen barriers overlooking the Red and Cumberland river. Historical sites and museums include The Clarksville Tennessee County Museum, L&N Train Station, Port Royal State Historic Park and Sevier Station.
Dunbar Cave State Park is also a point of interest offering
many things to do and is located only 1.5 miles northeast
of Clarksville. This is the most prominent of numerous
caves found in the designated natural area. Once upon
a time square dances, radio shows and big-band era concerts
were held in the mouth of the cave.
When planning on camping Clarksville Tennessee there
are a few good campgrounds to stay at. The Clarksville
and RV Campground has full hook-up sites available, electric
and water at all sites except tent sites and an added
bonus of free wi-fi internet access so you can enjoy the
outdoors while keeping up with the rest of the world if
you desire! Amenities include large pool and pavilion,
shaded tent areas, laundry, playgrounds, clean restrooms
and showers and ice and firewood on site and shopping
and dining nearby.
Another option for camping Clarksville Tennessee is the Spring Creek Campground which is open all year and offers RV and tent sites with partial and full hookups. Amenities include a bathhouse and a swimming area on site. Port Royal State Park is nearby and offers a nice place to relax during the day and take in some outdoor activities but unfortunately camping is not permitted there.
Clarksville restaurants do offer a variety of choices
for dining. American, Chinese, Japanese, and Italian Clarksville
restaurants can all be found in the city as well as a
number of pizza joints and seafood restaurants. There
are plenty of Clarksville restaurants that are part of
bigger chains restaurants and offer convenient and easy
dining with reliable consistency. Some chains include
Outback Steakhouse, Ponderosa Steakhouse, The Olive Garden
Old World Breads offers tasty and affordable fresh sandwiches and is great to pop in at lunch time. Other Clarksville restaurants include lots of country kitchens, waffle houses and hamburger joints so there's plenty of options for a filling and satisfying meal.