Ellicottville, New York

Ellicottville, New York is a charming little ski town in Western New York with two ski resorts, Holiday Valley and HoliMont. Historic Ellicottville isn't just for the Winter Season as it is a year-round destination with boutiques, restaurants and great shops!

References:

  • The Cattaraugus County Bicentennial History Book
  • Ellicottville Historical Museum

Sites about Ellicottville, New York

Places

sock display at Purple Doorknob

The Purple Doorknob is located in the heart of Ellicottville's business district. The store known for its colorful, texture rich antiques and art has taken a step in a new direction. The Purple Doorknob now sells socks!

Photo of Balloons Restaurant & Night Club

Full-service restaurant featuring house specials like beer fries, gourmet burgers, and 25¢ wings on Mondays. Over 20 craft and domestic beers on tap, as well as a variety of ongoing specials and promotions. View their calendar here.

Photo of Jefferson Inn

Located on a quiet street in Ellicottville, N.Y., this charming 1800's Victorian Inn is a perfect refuge for memorable moments. Spend an active day hiking the Finger Lakes Trail or Allegany State Park, biking the country roads, golfing at Holiday Valley or Elkdale Country Club or skiing one of the two nearby resorts, Holiday Valley and HoliMont.

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2020It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Most Residents are Amish in the Town of Leon

There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. 

If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.

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