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

Holimont to open Dec 14, 2018
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:00am - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 4:20pm

Holimont has started Snowmaking!  This private ski resort, which opens their doors to non-members with the weekday pass, anticipates an opening date of Dec 14th.  With 21 new Super Pole Cat Fan Snow Guns, they have been able to produce far more snow, to assist Mother Nature when necessary. 

Demo Day at Holiday Valley 2018
Sat, 12/15/2018 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Demo Day returns!  This is a great chance to try this year's equipment on snow before you buy - for FREE!  The industry's best brands will be on-hand for a FREE consumer demo. Try it, test it, rip it, then head to one of Ellicottville's shops (who will also be there) to buy it.

Torchlight parade at Holiday Valley
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 9:00pm - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 1:00am

Join in the fun from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM on December 31 with a family friendly event on the Holiday Valley Lodge main floor, and an adult party in the T-Bar on the top floor. The Lodge is the perfect location to view the torchlight parade on Cindy's Run at 11:15 and the fireworks at 11:45 with the Grand Finale at midnight!

Places

Friesian at Point Break Farm

Point Break Farm Friesians offers riding/driving lessons, horse training, horse sales and  educational seminars.

Make an appointment to see these magnificent animals!

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.

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.

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2018It'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

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be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Rockin'

The Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County is Home to 3 outcroppings of rocks, with the largest outcropping of Quartz Conglomerate Rocks at Rock City Park being the largest in the world; Little Rock City State Park and Thunder Rocks at Allegany State Park

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