Wild Is Wonderful on the Lower New

ACE Adventure Resort • Minden, WV

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Escape Kit

  • A Two-Night Rafting Trip Along the New River for One Person, Any Days of the Week from Now to May 3 and October 20 to 31, or Sundays through Fridays from May 4 to October 19 ($73)
  • Or, a Two-Night Rafting Trip Along the New River for One Person, Any Days of the Week from Now to June 30 and October 20 to 31, or August 17 and 18 or August 24 and 25 ($85)
  • Camping for Two Nights with Your Own Tent, Equipment, and Supplies
  • One Full Day of Whitewater Rafting on the Lower New River
  • Experienced Guides Throughout
  • One Hot, Grilled Lunch by the River
  • Combine Vouchers to Stay for Up to Four Nights

The Destination
Outdoor adventurers know you have to search far and wide to find true wilderness these days. When no municipal park will do, set out for the mountains of "Wild and Wonderful" West Virginia. Five hours west of Washington, DC—but only one hour south of Charleston—the New River Gorge National River covers more than 70,000 forested acres and 53 miles of whitewater rafting heaven. You won't find wilder, more consistant rapids anywhere in the eastern US.

The Digs
To call ACE Adventure Resort "remote" would be an understatement. Let's put it this way: Instead of an address, the resort provides latitude and longitude coordinates to help you find it on the map (here's a tip: check the website for directions, as GPS systems usually get it wrong). Less than a mile from the banks of the New River, ACE provides experienced guides to lead its rafting trips—but that's not all: these people have become top-notch wilderness cooks.

The Diversions
Bring your own tent, equipment, and supplies for two nights of camping at the resort. Make sure to get good rest on the first night, because in the morning, you're off to a full day of whitewater rafting on the Lower New with the help of an expert river guide. The day-long trip takes you over 20 class II to IV rapids, but leaves time in between for swimming in calm pools and horsing around in the water. Just when you think you've spent every last drop of adrenaline, you'll take to the shore for a delicious grilled lunch by the river. Don't dally too long, though—you've still got a whole afternoon of foamy spray left to enjoy.

  • "I have been to ACE twice now and they have been amazing both times. I've been rafting all over the US, but this place is by far the best. I brought a group of all newbies to raft the Lower New River and they fell in love with it."

    -- TripAdvisor


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the fine print

  • Limit 4 per customer, additional as gifts; up to 2 vouchers may be combined to extend stay
  • Only valid for stays between now through October 31, 2013
  • The promotional value is valid only for date range purchased and may not be exchanged or redeemed for any other dates
  • Peak days are Saturdays between May 4 - October 19, 2013
  • Blackout date(s): May 25-27, July 4-6, September 1, 2013
  • Reservations required and subject to availability
  • Not valid toward existing or room block reservations
  • Voucher includes full-day of whitewater rafting on the Lower New, hot, grilled riverside lunch
  • Voucher does not include camping equipment and/or supplies; Camping gear can be rented directly from ACE if needed. Please inquire with merchant at time of booking reservation
  • Nights must be spent consecutively; all inclusions must be redeemed during one stay
  • Voucher valid for 1 guest
  • Merchant cancellation/rescheduling policy and fees apply once booking is made; voucher subject to forfeiture (www.aceraft.com/after-you-book/reservation-policies)
  • Tax, $3 user fee, and gratuities not included; payable directly to the property
  • Upgrades available; please inquire with merchant at time of booking reservation
  • Incidental charges, charges for additional services and gratuity at the property are not included
  • Participants must be at least 12 years old to raft on the Lower New
  • Other conditions apply • PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON October 31, 2013 • Enjoy By October 31, 2013