Washington, the United States of America's capital, is located roughly 180 miles (290 kilometers) northeast of Clarksville, while Charlottesville is 95 miles (153 kilometers) to the north.
Don't restrict yourself to Clarksville; Southern Virginia has been blessed with a treasure trove scenic and cultural attractions just waiting to be explored. Two places within a relatively short distance of Clarksville are South Boston, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east, and Cluster Springs, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east.
Rent a vehicle and visit Durham, a transport and retail hub for the area, some 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Clarksville. This regional center has a number of points of interest, for example North Carolina Central University, Durham Bulls Athletic Park and Streets at Southpoint Mall. Durham has much to offer those happy to spend a little time here. Duke University, Carolina Theater and North Carolina Museum of Life and Science are some of the other places worth a visit.
When planning your vacation to Clarksville, it's good to remember that the closest major airport, Raleigh - Durham International Airport, is located in in Raleigh, 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the south.