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Ellicottville: The Ski Town Adventure You

Ellicottville: The Ski Town Adventure You’ve Been Waiting For

Picture yourself in this scenario: You're in a charming vilage nestled among picturesque hills, blanketed in fresh snow. Cold, crisp air hits your lungs and awakens your sense of adventure. The excitement of skiers and snowboarders ready to hit the slopes fills the atmosphere around you. Welcome to Ellicottville, NY, where you will find the perfect blend of adventure, dining, nightlife, lodging, shopping and on-snow fun come together to give you the quintessential ski town experience. 

Skiing and Snowboarding Bliss

First and foremost, Ellicottville is your gateway to the slopes of Holiday Valley, where snow enthusiasts have been maximizing their love of winter for decades. Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or a newbie looking for some gentle slopes, Holiday Valley has it all. With 60 slopes and trails, 13 lifts, a fantastic Snowsports School and multiple terrain parks, there's something for everyone.
From carving elegant turns on Sunrise to making your way down the moguls on Chute, you'll find plenty of skiing and snowboarding adventures here. The resort's amenities, snowmaking prowess and dedicated staff ensure you'll have the time of your life on the slopes.

A young woman and young man about to High 5 after a nice golf shot
A young man finishing his golf swing with light from a sunset lighting up a field behind him.
The sun setting over the course of the Double Black Diamond golf course with the Tamarack Club building off to the side.
A young man swinging a golf club.
A woman tees off while another woman watches. The Tamarack Club building is in the background.

Culinary Delights

After an exhilarating day on the mountain, it's time to refuel and indulge in the culinary delights that Ellicottville offers. The village is dotted with a delightful array of restaurants, from cozy cafes to upscale eateries. Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa or savor a gourmet meal - the choice is yours.
Don't miss the opportunity to sample some of the best après-ski cuisine in the region. The Village has an incredible assortment of options and at the resort, the all-new Edna’s at the Tamarack Club will satisfy your taste buds and leave you craving more.

Nightlife Extravaganza

Ellicottville isn't just about the slopes and delicious food; it knows how to party too! As the sun sets, the village comes alive with a vibrant nightlife scene. Whether you prefer a laid-back atmosphere or dancing the night away, you'll find a spot that suits your mood.
Grab a drink at one of the cozy pubs or check out a live band at one of the village's entertainment venues. The friendly locals and fellow travelers will make you feel right at home as you celebrate your day of adventure.

Comfortable Lodging

Rest and relaxation are paramount after a day of thrilling activities. Ellicottville offers a range of lodging options, from charming bed and breakfasts to luxurious resorts. Cozy up by the fireplace in a rustic cabin or enjoy the amenities of a full-service hotel.
Staying in Ellicottville means you're just moments away from the ski resort, ensuring you can maximize your time on the slopes. Plus, the warm hospitality of the locals will make your stay truly memorable.
Holiday Valley has incredible ski-in/ski out options with The Inn at Holiday Valley and the Tamarack Club. Holiday Valley Rental Management also has plenty of rental options for you. 

Retail Therapy

Ellicottville isn't just a haven for outdoor enthusiasts; it's also a shopper's paradise. The village is brimming with unique boutiques and specialty stores. Explore the quaint streets and discover one-of-a-kind treasures, from handmade crafts to stylish winter gear.
Whether you're looking for souvenirs to commemorate your trip or simply want to treat yourself to something special, Ellicottville's shopping scene has you covered.
In the heart of Western New York, Ellicottville is a hidden gem that combines the best of both worlds - a charming, lowkey ski town with the thrilling adventures of Holiday Valley Ski Resort. The fusion of great skiing and snowboarding, delectable dining, vibrant nightlife, comfortable lodging, and cool shopping opportunities makes this destination truly special.
So, pack your winter gear, bring your adventurous spirit, and get ready for a ski vacation like no other. Ellicottville and Holiday Valley are waiting to show you the perfect blend of winter magic and small-town charm. It's time to experience the ultimate ski town adventure!