Located in the northern part of the state, Clarksville is the county seat of Montgomery County, and with a population of just over 142,000, it’s the fifth-largest city in the state. Temperatures dip into mid-twenties during the months of December, January and February, while hovering in the eighties and nineties during the months between May and September. Bear that in mind depending on when you plan your trip in an RV rental to Clarksville, Tennessee.
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There’s a lot to see and do city in the city, and we are pretty sure your days will be filled up with lots of adventures. Here are some of the more interesting places to see and things to do.
If you like fishing, you will have to make a stop at the Liberty Park and Marina. The park is much more than a great fishing destination, as there are trails for hiking that wind along the Cumberland River, picnic tables and even miniature golf. Don’t forget your fishing gear!
Located on a bluff above the Red and Cumberland rivers, Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center used to be a fort built by the Confederates during the Civil War as a means to defend the river approach to Clarksville. The fort was captured by Union Forces in February of 1862, and was occupied for the remainder of the war. You will find the place to be remarkably well preserved, with the gun platforms, powder magazine and outer earthworks still intact. The interpretive center was constructed in 2008, and it is where you will find information and exhibits about pre-Civil War agriculture and industry, and hear recorded accounts about the Civil War. There are also a number of interpretive maps, a short film, and examples of Civil War weaponry and period clothing. If you’re a history buff, then this one has to be on your must-see list.
A cave system and park in the heart of the city? Yes! You read that correctly. Most cave networks are on the outskirts of town, but you’ll find this one right in the middle of everything. It’s not a huge place, but the cave plus the park that surrounds it will keep you entertained for a solid day. Dunbar Cave is always a fascinating adventure!
There are surprisingly few campgrounds in the immediate vicinity of Clarksville, so you may find yourself having to camp closer to Nashville and drive in, but that’s a happy dilemma, because of course, Nashville is awesome in its own right. Here are our top picks.
Clarksville RV Park is the closest one to Clarksville. It has 47spaces available, 35 of which are shaded full hookup sites with room for slideouts. It can handle big rigs as well as pop up campers in Clarksville, TN. Facilities and amenities include wi-fi internet access, swimming pool, playground, recreational hall, restrooms and showers, laundry facility, and RV supplies for your camper rental Clarksville TN. You can stay at Clarksville RV Park at any time of the year.
Located north of Nashville, Two Rivers Campground has everything you’d expect from a top-tier campground including clean restrooms and hot showers, free WiFi, a game room, swimming pool, playground for the kids, convenience store, cable hookups, an ice machine, a dump station and a laundry facility for your travel trailer rental Clarksville TN. It has 104 available spaces, 78 of which are shaded full hookup sites with patios and room for slideouts for a trailer rental Clarksville TN. It is a perfect home base if you want to explore Clarksville and Nashville.
Located in Nashville, Nashville North KOA is a full service camping facility with 97 spaces, 85 of which are shaded full hookup sites with patios and room for slideouts. Facilities and amenities include a swimming pool, shuffleboard, playground, restrooms and showers, pet services, laundry facility, and so much more for your motorhome rental Clarksville TN. Nashville North KOA can accommodate you at any time of the year.
There are a surprising number of interesting annual events in Clarksville. We’ll cover a couple of our favorites below to give you a sense of what you can expect at different times of the year.
Hosted by the For Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center, the Surrender of Clarksville is held every third weekend of February, and is more of a historic reenactment than an actual celebration. Visitors can enjoy live musket firing demonstrations, and recreations of key moments of the battle that saw the capture of the fort. If you’re a fan of history, you won’t want to miss this.
Held every second weekend of September, River Fest is music festival which features nationally recognized names and hot local talent. The festival will not only fill your ears with great music, it will also expose you to a host of great local cuisine.
No matter who you are, or where your interests lie, Clarksville has something to offer. From music to history to natural beauty, the area has it all. Start planning your trip now!
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