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Perilous Journey

Ben Friberg's perilous journey consisting in part of 1,000 miles down the potentially turbulent Yukon River--on a standup paddleboard

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Isle Royale National Park

After coming across Isle Royale National Park, we may just live to get on a plane, then in a car, then on a ferry to get to this outdoor paradise.

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Comet Connection

The Silver Comet Trail in North Georgia has in many ways become the gold standard for turning abandoned rail lines into a viable pedestrian and biking lane

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Going the Distance?

Alabama Scenic River Trail adds mileage (and whitewater)

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Go Hiking with History

From tear-stained paths of the Cherokee Removal or bloodied battlefields from the Civil War, our area is full of historic sites to visit.

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Avoiding Mosquito Bites

One of the least exciting things about summertime in the great outdoors is the buzzing and biting creatures that love to stick to your skin like glue as soon as you step foot outside. You guessed it—mosquitoes.

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Summer of Balance

Between the longer daylight hours and relaxing weather, summer is the perfect time to hop on a bike and take a ride with the family. But before you pull out the training wheels for the kiddos, think again.

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Wheels on the Bike

Chattanooga makes cycle-life more than road races

Recreation Reservations

To keep “No Vacancy” signs from ruining your next trip, here’s a guide to reservations systems in the region.

Cool Climbers

Yes, we know it's hot outside, but there are ways to beat the heat and still enjoy Chattanooga’s prime climbing.

Grilled Chicken Pineapple Sliders

These light and tasty chicken pineapple sliders are tangy with an Asian edge and are sure to give your taste buds a thrill.

Ticket to Ride

Owner and VP of one local construction company, president of another and father to eight children under the age of 12, Chattanooga-native Duane Horton most recently added ‘inventor’ to his life resume.

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Mental Case

Training can hone the body. After practicing every stroke, every spin and every step thousands of times leading up to Ironman, the body can perform precisely and without hesitation. Muscles don’t have to think, but the mind does.

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A Hunger for More

What do my chiropractor, an avid hunter, Jennifer Lawrence and I have in common? I’ll give you a hint: the other two are not named Jennifer.

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Running Partner

Let’s face it—running alone can get boring. Shake up your routine with Run Chattanooga, a free fitness movement that meets to get your blood pumping and to create lasting friendships. 

Night fishing for bass

Fishing at night is more commonly associated with catfish, but with the right strategies and bait, even bass anglers can find success after the sun goes down

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Avian Adventures

Birders aren’t just hobbyists with binoculars. Some are research-minded, passionate about our avian friends and constantly on the lookout—even using their cell phone for selfies with birds.

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On the Fly

As a financial advisor by day, Chattanooga resident Anthony Bussey is a dedicated businessman. But in his free time, he’s an avid fly fisher, and this month he’s taking out time for a full-on fly fishing adventure in Montana.

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An Urban Wilderness

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Take a Hike to Sitton’s Gulch


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