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Holiday Valley A Great Summer Getaway

Ellicottville, New York, June 4, 2014 . . . Summer is just beginning at Holiday Valley in Ellicottville.   Holiday Valley’s three-pool swim complex has something for everyone . . . a lap pool, a toddler pool and an activity pool as well as poolside service from the Cabana Bar and John Harvard’s, and fun games to play on the newly expanded deck.  The pools are open weekends through June 15, then daily from June 20 through September 7.

Sky High Adventure Park at Holiday Valley is a great destination for active outdoor families.  The Aerial Park is a playground in the trees featuring a series of platforms and bridges that require strategy and balance, and a bit of courage.  One new black course has been added this year for a total of 13 courses that range from the low level “yellows” to the very challenging and high “double black”. The Sky High Mountain Coaster is a thrilling ride that twists, turns and spirals down the mountain through the woods where the rider controls the speed of the car.  In the Climbing Forest at Sky High, guests can scramble up to 45 feet in the air on 10 different trees that are fitted with climbing holds and safety harnesses. At the top of each tree the climber can ring a bell, then rappel down using an auto belay device attached to their harness.  Climbers can choose their level of challenge from the easier yellows through the toughest blacks.

The resort’s Double Black Diamond 6500 yard, par 70 golf course is open daily.  The Double Black Diamond Golf Course provides challenging golf in a beautiful setting of trees, rolling hills and ponds.  The relatively level front nine plays long and is built around a series of ponds and bunkers.  The back nine winds its way through the base of the mountain providing spectacular views and a very stern test of golf.  Holiday Valley has the best bent grass greens in Western New York.  The greens are carefully manicured to provide a fast and true putting surface.

Holiday Valley is also the gateway to over 35 miles of mountain biking singletrack located in the McCarty Hill State Forest.  These narrow, twisting  and tricky trails challenge veteran bikers and have been rated by the International Mountain Biking Association as “Epic”.

Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville is on the web at www.holidayvalley.com

Ellicottville is located on Route 219, just 50 miles (90 kms) south of Buffalo and less than three hours from Toronto. 

For further information, please contact:
 
Jane Eshbaugh
Marketing Director
Tel: 716.699.3904
E-mail: jeshbaugh@holidayvalley.com

Karl Eichner
Canadian Communications Consultant
Eichner & Associates
Tel: 705.778.2212
E-mail: keichner@nexicom.net