Monthly Archives: February 2010

What’s so great about working at ACE? I’ve worked here full time, year round since April 1, 1989, a day I’ll never forget. Continue reading

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So this year, I have made a list of ACE-related New Year’s Resolutions. I readily admit that I have not taken advantage of all that we offer here, but this is my year: Scott’s top 10 for 2010. Continue reading

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I have been guiding now for 10 years and have had many memorable guests in my boat. However, one particular crew wandered into my boat and my life. Continue reading

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I’m planning our first family vacation and I find myself running into a brick wall: What can we do with our 18-month-old toddler that involves minimum tantrums? Continue reading

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My kids love Road Trips — heck, we go for long drives with no planned destination just for fun. Here are a few tips to help make your drive one of the highlights of your grand adventure – and how to have “quality” family time. Continue reading

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Before the 1880s, the Gauley River was a completely different river than the one we raft and ducky today. It was most likely impossible to navigate! Continue reading

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If you are a treasure hunter who gets a thrill searching for lost treasure, then ACE may be the place for you.

There are many legends concerning lost treasure in this area. I will relate two brief stories to you, the legend of William Holland’s Fortune and the Lost Civil War Cannon. Continue reading

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Back in September, the ACE marketing team discussed different options for our ACE Adventure Resort 2010 calendar (PDF download). Do we do the same 32-page calendar, or is there something else we can do that may be useful to our guests? Continue reading

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I’m pleased to announce we have selected a logo for the Lost Paddle Bar and Grill. It was one of the earlier submissions, but it just kept rising to the top of the pile when reviewing prospects. Continue reading

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Have you ever been to ACE in the winter? Our cabin rentals are very popular, especially with our off-season specials. When the stress of the real world gets to you, why not come on over and rent a cabin, soak in your own hot tub and enjoy a different side of ACE? You’ll see what many people never see: the beauty and tranquility of the winter months. Continue reading

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