Bill Clevlen

I Used AirBnb And Wasn’t Murdered

Late one night I found myself watching Charlie Rose on our local PBS affiliate in Saint Louis. He's the old guy that sits at the round table, directly across fr...

Goodbye Wrinkled Shirts!

I never pass up a chance to use the now famous quote from random Youtube star, Sweet Brown, who made us all chuckle when she coined the phrase: "Ain't nobody go...

Saint Louis Zoo

When the Saint Louis Zoo first opened in 1910 - you'd find less than 200 animals.  Today, almost 20,000 call this home. The Saint Louis Zoo regularly leads t...

The Henry Ford Museum

Henry Ford Museum The Henry Ford Museum is located in Dearborn Michigan, just outside of Detroit. The Henry Ford which bills itself as America's greatest hi...

No Photography Allowed?

I'd like to think I don't have many pet peeves.  Sure, slow drivers in the left hand lane of the interstate really annoy me.  I don't have a lot of tolerance fo...

The American Horse

It's called the American Horse.  I'm still waiting to hear back from Guinness Book of World Records, but this could very well be the biggest statue of a horse i...

Saint Louis Symphony

  St. Louis Symphony It's heartbreaking that thousands of people in the greater Saint Louis area will never experience the magic of the world famous...

Gerald Ford Presidential Museum

Loved this visit to the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids! Gerald Ford was the 28th President of the United States.  While his time in office may...

Visiting Grand Rapids

Sometimes you can just sense while landing at the airport if you're going to have a nice trip.  Arrival at the Gerald R Ford Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan w...

Motown & Hitsville U.S.A.

When the term "bucket list" first surfaced in 2007 I jotted down all the things I wanted to see or do like everyone else at the time.  A visit to Motown was an ...

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.