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

Sleigh Rides
Fri, 11/25/2022 - 12:00pm - Sun, 11/27/2022 - 7:00pm

One of the best ways to describe the downtown of Ellicottville has been as something Norman Rockwell would have conjured up. The New York Times says it is like being “transported to a scene from an old black and white Christmas movie.” Kick off the Holiday Season with us! Christmas in Ellicottville Weekend is back and will be merrier than ever!

Living Nativity Ellicottville NY
Sat, 12/03/2022 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Living Nativity, complete with a camel, all in the Village. The Ellicottvilles Christmas Stroll was created in 1987 by a group of citizens who wanted to organize such an event in the village.

Wreath Making at Nannen Arboretum
Wed, 12/07/2022 - 6:30pm

It's that time of year again! Create a beautiful, fresh evergreen wreath under the direction of volunteers at the Nannen Arboretum. Learn how to identify evergreens and other natural materials.

Places

Photo of bottles and drink at Ellicottville Distillery

Located in the heart of the Cattaraugus County mountains just outside the bustling ski town of Ellicottville, New York, Ellicottville Distillery offers a homegrown approach to the age-old practice of distilling. Using only the finest locally sourced ingredients, owner and head distiller Bryan Scharf creates high quality spirits and flavored liqueurs.

Photo of Anew Beginning Massage and Spa in Ellicottville, New York

Massage therapy, Reiki, Activated Isolated Stretching, Facials, Waxes, Masks and many types of massages are offered at Anew Beginning Massage and Spa in Ellicottville, New York.

Kids celebrating Mardi Gras at HoliMont

For nearly 50 years, families and snowsport enthusiasts from miles around, have converged on HoliMont - North America's largest private ski area devoted to family skiing adventures.  Generations of members have been drawn in by the amazing skiing, only to fall in love with the warm community atmosphere in Ellicottville that makes HoliMont the kind of place you never want to leave.  Ho

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!

Only East West Route that connects Canada with Mexico

Rt. 62 is the only east-west route that connects Canada with Mexico.

With its origin at Niagara Falls and end at El Paso, Texas, parts of the road follow the Ozark Trail.

Rt. 62 begins in Cattaraugus County in the Village of Gowanda and travels south through Dayton, Leon and Conewango (through Amish country) before heading west into Chautauqua County.

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