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

Adventure Park at Holiday Valley
Repeats every week until Mon Jun 13 2022 .
Fri, 05/20/2022 - 9:00am - Sun, 05/22/2022 - 6:00pm

Sky High Adventure Park opens weekends in Spring on May 6th!

Adventure Park at Holiday Valley
Fri, 05/27/2022 - 9:00am - Sun, 05/29/2022 - 6:00pm

Sky High Adventure Park opens weekends in Spring on May 6th!

Adventure Park at Holiday Valley
Fri, 06/03/2022 - 9:00am - Sun, 06/05/2022 - 6:00pm

Sky High Adventure Park opens weekends in Spring on May 6th!

Places

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 the outside of the Ellicottville Wingate by Wyndham

Located in the Heart of Ellicottville, The Wingate has 84 spacious rooms, including 11 suites with jacuzzi tubs.  Amenities include: indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center, flat screen TVs, high speed wireless internet, and a hot deluxe continental breakfast.

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. 

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

2022 Guide Cover

It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County.

Request the Enchanted Mountains guide to be snail mailed to you for FREE!

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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