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Village of Ellicottville

Doesn't This Place Feel Great?

"The Village" of Ellicottville, although it is only 1 square mile, is full of fun, activities, shops, restaurants and history to please folks of all ages and interests.

Stroll down the main streets and you'll find a genuinely friendly place. Soak up the down-to-earth hospitality and discover a unique collection of fine restaurants, one-of-a-kind shops, a microbrewery and intriguing galleries. The Nannen Arboretum is a relaxing retreat where you can view unique trees and shrubs or contemplate nature. Ellicottville's 19th century charm is lovingly preserved in its homes and historic buildings that sit on quiet tree-lined streets.

If it's social interaction you're looking for, you'll be hard pressed to find a better spot than Ellicottville to whet your whistle or dance the night away. From bistro to disco, from Italian to down-home American, each of our many fine establishments has a personality all its own.

There is an impressive lineup of high quality specialty ski and snowboard shops plus plenty of fantastic places to shop for gifts. Ellicottville is truly a shopper's delight, and not a single chain store is in the mix!

Visit the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce for more information on the businesses and many musical and cultural events that take place year 'round.

Nearby Activities

From antiquing to the mighty Niagara Falls, there are many attractions and things to do near Holiday Valley in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County. Allegany State Park and the Seneca Allegany Casino are both 15 miles away in Salamanca. The Griffis Outdoor Sculpture Park is 10 miles north in Ashford Hollow and features giant interactive metal sculptures placed in a magnificent outdoor setting. Horseback riding and horse trails wind throughout Cattaraugus County. Many Amish farms are nearby and they offer handmade crafts such as quilts, wooden toys, garden produce and furniture. Chautauqua Lake, the National Comedy Center and Chautauqua Institution are one hour west in Chautauqua County.

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