Category Archives: Our Area

Before the July 4 weekend arrives, I’d like to dedicate this blog as a giant “thank you” to all those who’ve served our country. Continue reading

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When you are on vacation at ACE you’re going to be outside most of the time. We can only hope that on rainy days, we all have a little sugar in our pockets to help make our own lemonade. Continue reading

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Tune into the Travel Channel and rediscover why ACE was declared one of the top 8 “Extreme Resorts” in the world. Continue reading

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Standing at our spectacular Concho overlook, you can still see the town once known as the “Dodge City of the East.” Listed on the National Register of Historical Places, Thurmond has a rich and incredible history. Continue reading

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For me, one of the coolest things about this property is the fact that there were actually three towns once located here: Concho, Erskine and Dun Eden. Continue reading

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If you are driving south on Route 19 for your ACE vacation, adhere to the speed limit. Continue reading

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If you read Scott’s blog “Where did the ACE Welcome Center Go?” a while back you know that the old Welcome Center disappeared. We still haven’t found it, but we had plans to replace it anyway, it was totally inadequate for our needs. Continue reading

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During the 1870s, workers constructed the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad through the New River Gorge. The C&O was considered one of the most difficult engineering feats of the time; contractors building the railroad were said to have “buried a man and two mules” for every mile of track laid. Continue reading

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If you’ve been keeping up with our blog posts, then you are aware that ACE is building a new Welcome Center this year. With this building comes a new opportunity for ACE to blaze the trail for geothermal heating and cooling. Continue reading

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If you happen to be a regular reader of the Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, you may have spotted the Spring Fling adventure getaway in the February issue. That was an adventure to the ACE resort! Continue reading

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