Get Out Chattanooga - Features

Not a spaceman: Local radio personality Jeff Styles was born to fly [video]

Published Apr. 1 2017

Jeff Styles wears many hats.

Insider information for your trip to Obed Wild and Scenic River [photos]

Published Apr. 1 2017

Before visiting any of Tennessee's many climbing meccas, 27-year-old Chattanooga native Nick Brown likes to be prepared.

Chattanooga's 2017 festival guide

Published Apr. 1 2017

Hip-hop festivals, apple festivals, whiskey festivals, pride parades ... Chattanooga isn't lacking for chances to get outside and party.


Here's our outdoor roundup for March [video]

Published Mar. 4 2017

Get Out Chattanooga and the Times Free Press present the outdoor roundup for March with David Cobb and Gabrielle Chevalier...

Chattanooga to host America's newest long-distance trail

Published Mar. 1 2017

On a recent Saturday morning, I filled my backpack with fruit and protein bars and headed out to Cloudland Connector...

How wildfires can be beneficial

Published Mar. 1 2017

In the midst of a roaring blaze, a little bear cub climbed a tree, desperate to avoid the wildfire that...

Sara McIntyre sources life lessons from the farm

Published Mar. 1 2017

For her, life is about the journey, not the destination. But it is also about being in the dirt.

The Wacky World of Chattanooga Runners and a peek at this year's Chattanooga Marathon

Published Feb. 1 2017

Last October, on the fifth day of the seven-day, seven-state Mainly Marathons Appalachian Series, Courtney Bird crossed the finish line...

Dirtbag Diary: Stories from my VanVenture Part Two [photos]

Published Feb. 1 2017

Today marks three months on the road, living out of a van with my dog.

Meet the UTC lecturer who is also one of the top-ranked ultra-runners in the world

Published Feb. 1 2017

Whorton, an English lecturer at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, is one of the top-ranked female ultra-runners in the...

2017 Race Guide for the Chattanooga region

Published Feb. 1 2017

Your 2017 guide to races around the region.

Video: Here's our outdoor roundup for January

Published Jan. 11 2017

Get Out Chattanooga and the Times Free Press present January's outdoor roundup with David Cobb and Gabrielle Chevalier.

Dirtbag Diary: Stories from my VanVenture Part One [photos]

Published Jan. 1 2017

Last June, my best friend Sara, our two dogs Samson and West, and I left Chattanooga for a trip across...

National Park year in review: The good, the bad and the beautiful

Published Jan. 1 2017

Last year, the National Park Service celebrated its centennial with much ceremony. Between nationwide parades, concerts and free weekends, park...

South Pittsburg teacher trades classroom for Alaskan wilderness

Published Jan. 1 2017

When Tab McNabb was a child, a painting of a sailboat hung on his grandfather's wall. McNabb was mesmerized by...

How to make the most of your trip to Yellowstone National Park [photos]

Published Jan. 1 2017

In honor of the National Park Service's centennial, our family (two adults, two kids and a dog) took a two-week...

Local film festival inspires man to sell home, take family on RV tour of U.S.

Published Jan. 1 2017

For four years, the Lookout Wild Film Festival has showcased the finest adventuring from directors near and far. The upcoming...

Video: Here's our outdoor roundup for December

Published Dec. 8 2016

Get Out Chattanooga and the Times Free Press present December's outdoor roundup with David Cobb and Sunny Montgomery.

New legislation expected to further highlight Chattanooga's outdoor industry

Published Dec. 5 2016

Local outdoor recreation advocates hope legislation approved by Congress last week will bring new attention and investment to the outdoors...

Chattanooga-based cycling group takes on Europe's toughest and most famous climbs

Published Dec. 1 2016

Graham took the trip with 15 of his comrades, all members of Team Bubba, a laid-back Chattanooga-based cycling group that...

Thoughts of mortality and growing wanderlust lead photographer to 'Land of Fire and Ice' [photos, video]

Published Dec. 1 2016

Steve Rogers was far from an old man. He hadn't even hit 50 yet, and still had a full head...


Chattanooga transplant travels to Spain to run with the bulls

Published Dec. 1 2016

For as long as Salazar can remember, he has wanted to run with the bulls in the famous eight-day festival...

Hitched in Her Hiking Boots: How one UTC grad met and married her soulmate on a hiking trip

Published Dec. 1 2016

Claire Henley Miller hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, met and married her soulmate within the first 30 days of hiking.