Chef Vincent @ Campfire Grill Restaurant


1) Where did you grow up? West Pennsylvania (Bedford, PA).  I thought that was country until I arrived at Conestoga Ranch. 2) When did you know you wanted to become a chef? I have been cooking since I was 4 years old. My dad had had a strong influence on getting me to cook at such a young age.  When I turned twenty-two that was an identifying moment. I was working for Executive Chef Wes Fix at the historic Carriage House Restaurant (Bedford, PA). Wes had brought me under his wing and groomed me to be on the path to [...]

Chef Vincent @ Campfire Grill Restaurant2018-06-19T19:12:25+00:00

Family Friendly Getaways at Conestoga Ranch


Summer is here, school is out, and with that the opportunities to gather your family and get away together become more abundant. Summertime and summer vacations are periods where the most vivid and cherished memories are made. For families with small children, vacations can also be a logistical challenge. The purpose of a family vacation is to bond, explore, experience, and unwind with each other. However, if your vacation destination is not a great fit for kids, challenging situations can arise. Sometimes it is hard to tell which destinations are going to work for your family. Thankfully, we have [...]

Family Friendly Getaways at Conestoga Ranch2018-08-08T17:03:00+00:00

Cinco Reasons To Go Glamping This Spring


Why should you go glamping this spring? Read on to learn cinco excellent reasons!Spring is in the air. The days are getting longer, the flowers are starting to bloom and everyone is outside soaking up some much needed sunlight. This welcome transition from winter also marks the beginning of vacation season. With so many places to go and things to do, planning your next trip involves making decisions and often compromises. Whether your usual travel plans involve camping, road tripping, bed & breakfasts or 5-star hotels, everyone has their preferences. One of the most hit-or-miss vacation choices is camping.Many know [...]

Cinco Reasons To Go Glamping This Spring2022-03-08T15:46:34+00:00

Chat with Carolina


Getting to Know Conestoga Ranch’s Fitness Guru As the Conestoga Ranch team prepares to welcome visitors for the Summer 2016 season at Bear Lake, our resident yogi and fitness guru Carolina Linkogle is looking forward to sharing her passion for wellness with guests. We had a chance to sit down with Carolina to get visitors better acquainted with her before they arrive for their glamping getaways. What made you want to team up with Conestoga Ranch to offer yoga and boot camp for their guests? Wow, lots of things. The Ranch is something new that Bear Lake needed. I look [...]

Chat with Carolina2022-03-08T16:48:11+00:00

Celebrate Your Love with Our Valentine’s Glamping Special


Surprise your sweetheart on Valentine's Day with the promise of a romantic, glamping getaway to Conestoga Ranch this summer! We are offering a Valentine's Day special on all couples' accommodations at the ranch - our new Royal Tent, Conestoga Wagons, Grand Tents, and Traditional Tents - for stays between May 13 to June 23 on Sunday thru Thursday nights. Enjoy a 25 percent discount when you call to make a reservation anytime thru Valentine's Day, February 14. Just mention promo code "valentine" to receive your discount. And when you use the code "valentine," you'll be entered into a drawing for [...]

Celebrate Your Love with Our Valentine’s Glamping Special2016-02-10T00:53:49+00:00
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