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

Nickel City Reptiles at Nannen Arboretum
Wed, 07/17/2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Mark your calendar…you will want to spend the evening with us learning and laughing.  The Nannen Arboretum presents Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics sharing their outreach program. Their animal ambassadors will educate us about all aspects of wildlife, up close and personal.

Face paint transformation at Stroll the Streets 2017
Repeats every week until Fri Aug 30 2019 .
Fri, 07/19/2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Stroll the Streets of Ellicottville every Friday from July 5th through August 30th. The objective of Stroll the Streets is to develop more awareness around the family friendly aspect of Ellicottville and to create a kick-off event for summer weekends in Ellicottville that people plan arrival around.

Face paint transformation at Stroll the Streets 2017
Fri, 07/26/2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Stroll the Streets of Ellicottville every Friday from July 5th through August 30th. The objective of Stroll the Streets is to develop more awareness around the family friendly aspect of Ellicottville and to create a kick-off event for summer weekends in Ellicottville that people plan arrival around.

Places

Merchandise at Kazoo II

Find something for everyone on your list while at this gift store that carries items such as pottery, toys, lamps, books, jewelry, candles, baskets, mirrors, chimes, hand blown glass, baby gifts, American Indian art, and much more.

Photo of Sugar Pine Lodge

As of Spring 2015 the Sugar Pine Lodge is no longer operating as a Bed and Breakfast but does still have a suite available for short term rentals and the larger lodge is rented as a 5 bedroom home for larger group gatherings. 

Ellicottville Distillery's corn whiskey

The Elicottville Distillery is a joint endeavor between three partners: Bryan Scharf, who will be the distillery manager and in charge of most of the day-to-day operations, Charlie Bares, who owns the farm most of the products will be grown on, and Kathleen Moriarty, attorney and “silent partner.”  They sell a line of spirits called "The Agronomist", stemming from the word agronomy.

Videos

  • The POV from Rescue Monitor trainer Brian Earley as he does the Commando Double Black Diamond Course at Sky High Adventure Park at Holiday Valley.
  • Get a view from the trees at Sky High Aerial Adventure Park as Jack Quavis of EvlRocks.com and friends experience some of the challenges and ziplines.
  • Jack Quavis of EVLRocks.com interviews Jane Eshbough, Marketing Director at Holiday Valley about the Sky High Adventure Park.

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2019It'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

Largest Covered Aviaries in the World

2 of the largest covered aviaries in the world and a waterfowl preserve are located at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary with over 300 geese, ducks and swans even having the endangered NeNe geese.

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