Bill Clevlen

St. Louis Soldiers Memorial

After two years of renovations and more than $30 million dollars in upgrades, Soldiers Memorial in downtown Saint Louis has reopened - and it's wonderful. Th...

A Precious Moments Chapel

There was a time when it seemed like every living room in America had at least one of those Precious Moments figures on display.   Even if you never bought one,...

The Original Walmart Museum

Say what you will about Walmart (and there's a lot to be said) but, it's hard to deny its massive success. In 1950 - Walton's 5 and 10 opened in Bentonville....

24 Hours In Bentonville, AR

With some careful planning, you can definitely enjoy a great visit to Bentonville, Arkansas in a short amount of time.  Bentonville, most famous for being the h...

Adventure In Branson

There are very few opportunities that I've declined while traveling across America.  I've been in helicopters and zip lines in a cave.  I've done hiking, raftin...

Door County – A Real American Treasure

Watching fish boil, singing the Ghostbusters theme song in the back of a trolley, and hanging out with goats on the roof of a restaurant.   It may sound like th...

Spend A Day In Springfield, Illinois

It's certainly understandable if the political climate in Illinois' capitol city might be keeping your car from stopping in Springfield.   The good news is - th...

A Guy With 14,000 Action Figures

One of the largest collections of action figures on display in the world is located in a tiny town you've probably never heard of. The Action Figure Museum i...

Bill Clevlen

Bill is a travel journalist, broadcaster and freelance writer based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Bill travels all across the country doing positive stories, highlighting people and places making America great. He's the host of the weekly Rediscover America podcast and author of the new book 100 Things To Do In America Before You Die! Bill enjoys parks, talking to strangers, eating medium-rare steaks, playing Pickleball and telling good jokes.