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

Employees at The Nightmare Hayrides
Repeats every week until Sun Oct 30 2022 .
Fri, 09/30/2022 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Jump on the SCARIEST HAYRIDE in Western New York. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only.  Nightmare Hayride is a twenty five minute tractor drawn hayride that will lead you down a creepy haunted path with live scary creatures.

Chairlift ride in the summer. Photo credit: Holiday Valley
Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Sun Oct 30 2022 .
Sat, 10/01/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 5:00pm

Enjoy a chairlift ride to Spruce Lake. You may explore Spruce Lake and walk down the trail or ride back down on the chairlift and you can load your mountain bike on the lift to ride the trails at the top of the mountain! Available Saturdays and Sundays from May 21 through October 30, 11AM to 5PM.

Photo credit: Holiday Valley

Chairlift ride in the summer. Photo credit: Holiday Valley
Sun, 10/02/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 10/03/2022 - 5:00pm

Enjoy a chairlift ride to Spruce Lake. You may explore Spruce Lake and walk down the trail or ride back down on the chairlift and you can load your mountain bike on the lift to ride the trails at the top of the mountain! Available Saturdays and Sundays from May 21 through October 30, 11AM to 5PM.

Photo credit: Holiday Valley

Places

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

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!

jewelry at Alexandra

A unique gift shop that offers a wonderful selection of items such as jewelry, books, cards, stationery, pottery, aromatic bath and beauty products, toys for all ages, and scented candles.

Videos

  • Promo for #SillySockDay on Tuesday, June 24th and July 8th, 2014! Wear your craziest pair of knee-highs and get $10 off your ticket price and be entered to win a freee trip back! Head to the Holiday Valley Resort page and click through the photo album - if your photo has a gold star ... you win.
  • Check out what it's really like at the Summer Music Festival, where you can listen to fantastic musical performances from the Gin Blossoms and the BPO.  New this year, enjoy an old fashion carnival at the top of the mountain!  For more details go to HolidayValley.com. 
  • Take a tour of the Nannen Arboretum while it's all dressed up with Night Lights! 

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!

Equestrian Trails throughout

Miles of equestrian trails meander throughout our county.

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