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

Upcoming Events

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley
Repeats every week until Sun Oct 31 2021 .
Sat, 10/09/2021 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/10/2021 - 5:00pm

Take a ride up the Mardi Gras or Spruce Lake chairlifts on Saturdays and Sundays, through October, to view the spectacular fall leaves on the hillsides of Holiday Valley.

$10 per person, kids 6 and under are free. 

2019 Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville St.
Repeats every week until Sun Oct 31 2021 .
Fri, 10/15/2021 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 9:30pm

Jump on the SCARIEST HAYRIDE in Western New York. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only.  Nightmare Hayride is a twenty five minute tractor drawn hayride that will lead you down a creepy haunted path with live scary creatures.

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley
Sat, 10/16/2021 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 5:00pm

Take a ride up the Mardi Gras or Spruce Lake chairlifts on Saturdays and Sundays, through October, to view the spectacular fall leaves on the hillsides of Holiday Valley.

$10 per person, kids 6 and under are free. 

Places

Tree in bloom at Nannen Arboretum in Ellicottville, NY

The Nannen Arboretum is a non-profit, volunteered based organization dedicated to providing home garden and natural resource education, test plots for research, and an opportunity for nature appreciation and leisure.

Photo of Villaggio

Villaggio provides relaxed Italian dining in beautiful Ellicottville, NY.  They pride themselves on creating a comfortable environment for their guests so they feel like family. Villaggio's  large portions and creative dishes will make you want to keep coming back for more.  From house-cured meats to using local produce, they put a lot of love into every item on their menu.

Golfing on the Double Black Diamond Course

Come summer, Holiday Valley is robed in lush green and magnificent gardens. The newly redesigned 18 hole par 70 "Double Black Diamond" golf course is challenging and well maintained with breathtaking scenery from every hole. The Double Black Diamond was nominated by Golf Magazine '09 as one of the best redesigns in the country!

Videos

  • The Sky High Adventure Park at Holiday Valley Resort has zip lines and challenging obstacles in the trees. You can even climb trees that have climbing holds strapped to them!
  • June 20, 2015 join us for the 4th annual Holiday Valley Mudslide at 10am! For more info visit: HolidayValley.com/mudslide
  • From cookouts to face painging and snow bars to dummy downhill, Holiday Valley has you lined up for a fun-filled weekend during their Winter Carnival March 14th and 15th.  Head downtown Ellicottville for the Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday night!  See the full schedule of events at Holiday Valley's Website.&n

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!!

View the visitor's guide online

or

request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Many Old Schoolhouses

There were over 170 old schoolhouses with many still in existence in Cattaraugus County

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