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

Telestock at Holiday Valley 2019
Fri, 02/22/2019 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

A day of peace, love, and telemark skiing!  Held at the Yodeler Lodge, champagne sundeck. Free tele demos. There will be free demos of telemark skis and discounted day pass vouchers. 

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.

Holiday Valley's Penguin Paddle 2018
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

The Penguin Paddle is a fundraiser where participants slide down the slope on their belly "penguin style" in a stylish garbage bag.  You don't have to be a skier to have fun here!  So have fun, join in and pretend to be a penguin for the afternoon!

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.

Photo of John Harvard's Brew House

Enjoy slopeside dining at John Harvard's Brew House, located in the Tamarack Club, serving a wide range of "comfort foods" for lunch and dinner daily. The Bar features 24 beers on tap including John Harvard's microbrews, Ellicottville Brewing Company, and Southern Tier Brewery.

Starbucks and Cake

This sweet little shop is located on the lower level in the Holiday Valley Lodge and serves Starbucks coffee, cappuccinos, lattes, teas and mouth-watering baked goods and deli sandwiches.  You'll also find cinnamon rolls, fresh breads as well as grab and go snacks including gluten free items.

Golfers can call from the 9th tee to order lunch to go at the turn!  

Videos

  • Holiday Valley Resort gives you an exclusive preview of what's new at Sky High Aerial Adventure Park for 2014.
  • Watch Dennis Baldwin, owner of Bike and Bean in Ellicottville, NY as he rides down the Single Track at Holiday Valley.  Makes it look too easy!!
  • Watch the Dummy Downhill from above, as Richard Josker flies his drone above the slopes.  This was just part of the fun over the weekend at Holiday Valley's Mardi Gras celebration.  Thanks Richard!

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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