Jake Wheeler

Chattanooga, Knoxville, Nashville, Asheville, Santa Barbara, Austin, Rocky Mountain National Park, Jackson Hole, Birmingham, San Francisco, Portland, Minneapolis

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  1. Sunspot


    Sunspot is easily one of the best dining experiences you can find in Knoxville, and there are a ton of reviews and awards to support this claim.

  2. Burger Up


    Fresh ingredients, great location, fun environment. All round, great burger joint!

  3. So, You Want to Go to Snow Falls?


    A step-by-step guide on how to get to Snow Falls—easily one of the most gorgeous hikes in the Chattanooga area.

  4. 1885 Grill


    If Pat Conroy were a Chattanooga resident, he would never leave this one-of-a-kind restaurant.

  5. Adventure Travel Photo Contest [Winners Announced]

    In April 2016, RootsRated, Backwoods, and Marmot teamed-up to host an Adventure Travel Photo Contest. Here are some of our favorite shots.

  6. Hiking to Hemlock and Cherokee Falls: North Georgia’s 2-for-1 Waterfall Special


    Located in North Georgia's Cloudland Canyon, Hemlock and Cherokee Falls are two breathtaking waterfalls that can be reached on one short hike.

  7. Hiking to the Tallest Waterfall in the Smokies: Ramsey Cascades


    Hidden among a hardwood forest and spilling over a series of rocky boulders for over 100-feet, Ramsey Cascades is the tallest (and most spectacular) waterfall in the Smokies.

  8. Tellico Grains Bakery


    Tellico Grains Bakery offers freshly baked artisan bread as well as lots of other tasty little pastries. Perfect for pre-adventure fuel.

  9. The Local Joint


    No need to go all the way to West Asheville for breakfast anymore.

  10. The Farm Burger


    Nourish yourself with something delicious AND sustainable.

  11. Wicked Weed Brewery


    Wicked Weed is a perfect Asheville food and drink experience: great food, beer, and atmosphere.

  12. World's Fair Park - Road Running


    Pack a picnic, bring a frisbee, call your friends and enjoy one of Knoxville's most iconic destinations in the heart of downtown.

  13. Tupelo Junction

    Santa Barbara

    A welcome taste of Southern comfort and flare for the west coast.

  14. South Coast Deli

    Santa Barbara

    Best sandwiches in Santa Barbara!

  15. The Lark

    Santa Barbara

    Located in the recently renaissanced Funk Zone of Santa Barbara, The Lark offers one of the best artisanal and seasonal dining experiences around.

  16. Copper Cellar


    This is a classic Knoxville eatery with tasty food and a cozy, traditional atmosphere.

  17. River Canyon Adventures


    Rope swings, sand bars, & pontoon boats: this is the sweet spot to paddle the Tennessee River like a local.

  18. Sky Pond: A Classic Rocky Mountain National Park Hike

    Rocky Mountain National Park

    Weaving through one of the country's most popular national parks, the trail to Sky Pond offers a classic Rocky Mountain hiking experience with ever-unfolding vistas, Gatorade-blue glacial lakes, and refreshing mountain air.

  19. The Beginning of the RootsRated Road Tour: Chattanooga


    The RootsRated Road Tour kicked off in Chattanooga on May 1, 2015. Here's what to expect from this grassroots cross-country road trip.

  20. 18 Photos of the Triple Crown Bouldering Series by Carlo Nasisse


    A compilation of excellent photos of the Triple Crown bouldering series, taken by professional photographer Carlo Nasisse.

  21. 50 Things to Do in 2015

    Bucket lists and resolutions are fun, so we've put together a list of 50 things to do in 2015 that will definitely satisfy your quest for adventure.

  22. The Best Places to Paddle in WNC


    Here are four of the best places to paddle in Western North Carolina, according to local professional athlete Chris Gragtmas.

  23. So You Want To Go To Rainbow Falls?


    Here is an exciting afternoon trip that provides you with the opportunity to discover one of the most hidden gems in all of the Scenic City - Rainbow Falls.

  24. So, You Want To Go To Phelps Lake?

    Jackson Hole

    It's a Teton classic. Here's a step-by-step guide to reaching the Jumping Rock at Phelps Lake in Grand Teton National Park.

  25. Playing in the Pisgah: How to Spend a Weekend in Western Carolina


    It's no secret that the mountains of Western North Carolina have a wide array of wonderful places to live and play. Here's how to spend a weekend in the Pisgah National Forest.