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 Bound Logo
Sat, 02/02/2019 - 6:00pm

Group Snowshoe Hike with Adventure Bound onthefly

Experience the glistening bright white snow while snowshoeing through the forest trails in Ellicottville New York where the silence and serenity is breathtaking.

The guides will share with you some of their knowledge of weather conditions, the local region, and serve hot cocoa.

Holiday Valley's Mountain Ski Fest 2019
Fri, 02/08/2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

A day full of skiing, snowboarding, activities and camaraderie for skiers or riders on Friday February 8th, 2019 from 8AM – 5:00PM. Includes ski and snowboard demo equipment from local shops, recreational racing, breakfast, lunch and beer and wine and tastings.

winter music jam
Fri, 02/22/2019 - 8:00pm - Sat, 02/23/2019 - 11:30pm

The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce another year of their music festival, Winter Music Jam. No other community can boast 16 musical acts in a four-block footprint in only two days.  If you’re here for winter sports or just looking for a great weekend of shopping, dining, and entertainment, Ellicottville is the place to be.

Places

Summertime at The ILEX Inn

Whether you want to laze by the pool, hike, mountain bike, ski or board, The Ilex is in the midst of it all.

Golden Stride Walker Ranch

Breeders of Tennessee Walking Horses, miniature donkeys, and llamas. 

Photo of storefront

A Touch of Ellicottville is "Everything Ellicottville".

You'll find the store stocked full of high end souvenirs.

Merchandise includes souvenir spoons, thimbles, lapel pins, hats, T-shirts, sweatshirts and other clothing, wall signs, mugs, jewelry, unique local pottery and more!

Videos

  • Guests will be able to sample over 100 hand-crafted beers from over 30 of the best New York State and American craft breweries and wines from New York, Southern Ontario and Ellicottville vintners. Once again there will be live music by Big Leg Emma!
  • 2014 quick overview video of some of the ziplining, climbing and more fun at the Sky High Adventure Park, Mountain Coaster and 3-D Climbing Forest. There's something fun to do at Holiday Valley Resort for ages 3 and up! Learn more about Sky High Adventure Park
  • Video recap of the 3rd Annual(2014) MudSlide Obstacle Mud Run at Holiday Valley Resort!

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

or

request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

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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