Bill Clevlen

Blowing Rock Postcard

Blowing Rock, North Carolina

The benchmark of a great town is feeling like you've made some lifelong friends by the time you hit the road to your next destination.   In Blowing Rock, North ...

Andy Griffith’s Home Town

Mount Airy, North Carolina is the home town of Andy Griffith.  Griffith, best known for his role on the iconic Andy Griffith Show lived in the small town as a y...

Kentucky’s Most Popular State Park

Kentucky's most popular state park has waterfalls, miles of hiking trails, and beautiful scenery every where you look. Cumberland Falls State Park has a 65 f...

Step Inside The First KFC Restaurant

Kentucky Fried Chicken came to life in the small town of Corbin, Kentucky where Harland Sanders developed his trademark "secret" 11 herbs and spices.  Today, vi...
Lincoln Alton Illinois Debate

Rivers & Routes in Southwest Illinois

It's rare that you can explore two of America's most iconic drives - Route 66 and the Great River Road in a single day.  Southwest Illinois' new tourism brand G...

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.