10 Best Things To Do in Ellicottville

Ellicottville is a small village in New York, United States that is mainly famous for its 2 private ski resorts.  Here you will find holiday valley, Adventure Park and many trails. There is an arboretum where you can walk through paths, stone garden and a footbridge over a pond. Besides, you can also get some arrangements for picnicking, trailing and camping, which are perfect weekend getaway activities. Traversing along the trails through the forest, you can have the lucky sightings of deer, beer and many more. Before you plan your trip, have a look at these top tourist attractions in Ellicottville.

Must see in ellicottvilleImage Source: holidayvalley.com

Let's explore Ellicottville points of interest and 10 best things to do in Ellicottville:

1. Explore the enjoyment of mountain coaster at Sky High Aerial Adventure Park

Sky High Aerial Adventure Park offers you great activities which will challenge your muscle and nerve. This park is mainly famous for the mountain coaster trail where you can see the creek with lots of twist and turns. Here you can enjoy the fun activities on awesome ropes, zip lines and platforms. You can also spend many hours in the tree top adventures and you will able to play different course of golf with blue, yellow and green tees.

2. Enjoy the outdoor activities at Holiday Valley

Holiday Valley is one of the best places to visit in Ellicottville where you are offered skiing, snowboarding and other recreations. You can have great accommodations with hot tub, books, games and lot more. You will see 60 trails, golf course and aerial zip line and Adventure Park –all of which are equipped with different levels of thrill factors. In the month of winter, you can enjoy on the ski trails made with the natural machine of snowmaking, ‘Lake Erie’.

3. Enjoy ski games and snowboarding at HoliMont

Holimont is one of the biggest ski resorts of North America which offers you snowboarding and downhill skiing. In this resort you will have base lodge which is well maintained and has stocked many local brews. You will find two resorts, namely Greer Hill and Meadow, known together as Holimont -each has three slopes. This resort offers seven lifts and fifty trails to give you the enjoyment of skiing. It also gives the opportunity to teach the people the freestyle program to increase the speed and various tricks in snow. 

4. Taste delicious spongy candies at Watson's Chocolates

Watson’s Chocolate is one of the points of interest in Ellicottville which is loved by all the people for its different types of chocolates and candies. You will get various types of chocolate like rich, dark, smooth, large and small, but the main attraction is the famous spongy candies of this shop. Here you will also get many flavors of chocolates such as milk, orange, cranberry, pretzels etc. If you participate in the conference of this place, you will also get some goodies and chocolates as well as exciting discount too.

5. Enjoy the Infrared Sauna at Ellicottville Salt Cave and Halotherapy Spa

Ellicottville Salt Cave and Halotherapy Spa offers you the particular 45 minutes session to get the positive ion to your body. This spa centre gives you the healing microclimate which is found in the natural salt caves of Himalayans. You will see that this room is made of water, natural salt and wood. Halotherapy or salt therapy is based on the use of salt, which is very much helpful for the respiratory patients. In these rooms many types of treatments are available like Massage Therapy, Inhalation Therapy, and Reiki. You can also get the facility of infrared sauna in this centre.

6. Taste handcrafted wines at Winery of Ellicottville

Winery of Ellicottville offers you to taste some different types of wines ranging from dry wines to sweet wines, which is one of the best things to do in Ellicottville. You will be offered great wines of over 18 varieties that are made of locally grown grapes. You can get three types of wines namely red wine, white wine and dessert wine. Among three types of wines, this bar is famous for the EVL blue that you may try. In this bar you will find only two small tables and two chairs.

7. Enjoy your weekend at Madigan's Ellicottville NY

Madigan's Ellicottville NY is a well decorated place where you can enjoy your weekend with beer and wine. This building is a two storey building. The bar has varieties of wines and beers and a pool table. In this bar you can also find different dishes. Upstairs, you will get the facility to reserve the hall for any type of event or private party.

8. Get Home Decor Ornaments from Tangled Twigs

Tangle Twigs is such a place to visit in Ellicottville that gives you the chance to decorate your home with floral designs, adornments and various home accessories. In this location you will find many contemporary items like jewelry, wraps, texting gloves, fringe boots, scarves and purses. It is famous for its newly opened showroom for Halloween where you will find spider brooches, rings or necklaces and many other spooky jewelry. You will also get metal plant hooks for hanging baskets and birdhouses.

9. Enjoy at the nature park of Nannen Arboretum

Nannen Arboretum is a botanical garden, which was built in 1976 and has an area of over eight acres. It is one of the tourist attractions in Ellicottville, containing over 250 species of trees, flowers, shrubs and many herbs. You will find numerous Japanese gardens, fishing pond, large garden, several nature walks etc. along with Northup Memorial Nature Hall, Ryoanji Temple Stone Garden and lots more.  You can visit the Chapman Nature Sanctuary which is an attraction for its Kentucky coffee trees –here you can arrange educational events and marriage ceremonies.

10. Whole day enjoyment at Ellicottville Oasis Spa

Ellicottville Oasis Spa is one of the points of interest in Ellicottville where you can get spa service with amenities like locker rooms and spa sanctuary. This spa centre has 7 treatment rooms, nail salon and a shopping centre also. Showers, pool, fitness room and hot tub are also available here. You can avail Massage therapy, Sports Massage, facial treatment, Body waxing, manicures and pedicures.

Dhruvalakshmi, who believes that her Patronus would be a cat, loves day-dreaming and writing. But, she gets very uncomfortable when it comes to writing third person introductions like this one. If you ask her to scribble something about herself, she ...

Are you looking for a Ellicottville travel itinerary? Create an itinerary within minutes, on your own!

Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Ellicottville, New York

Must see places in Ellicottville ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Ellicottville and point of interests to visit.

  1. Holiday Valley

    # 1 of 19 Things To Do in Ellicottville | Added 81 times in trip plans
    Holiday Valley

    Tags: Ski Resort

    Address: 6557 Holiday Valley Rd, Ellicottville, NY 14731, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Are you looking for a ski and summer resort which is modern and fun? Your search ends at Holiday Valley. The ski mountain is the main attraction of this resort. The double diamond golf course, the ski...Read more

  2. St Paul's Lutheran Church

    # 2 of 19 Things To Do in Ellicottville | Added 100 times in trip plans
    St Paul's Lutheran Church Image

    Tags: Church

    Address: 6360 Route 242 E, P.O. Box 656

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:00 am Details
    Google Reviews
    Jon Barlow

    Drop off clothing shed very nice

    Read more
  3. Ellicottville Visitor Center

    # 3 of 19 Things To Do in Ellicottville | Added 25 times in trip plans
    Ellicottville Visitor Center Image

    Address: 9 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731, USA

    Google Reviews
    Charles Chamberlain

    Very Helpful, and informs You of all upcoming events!

    Read more
  4. Snow Pine Village

    # 4 of 19 Things To Do in Ellicottville | Added 61 times in trip plans
  5. Tangled Twigs

    # 5 of 19 Things To Do in Ellicottville | Added 34 times in trip plans
    Tangled Twigs Image

    Tags: Park

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Faith Hughes

    Unique and quirky! Local talent a plus!

    Read more
  6. HoliMont

    # 6 of 19 Things To Do in Ellicottville | Added 37 times in trip plans
    HoliMont Image
    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:20 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Brian Reinhart

    Love Holimont. Great snow, great skiing, and not as crowded as Holiday Valley. Just an awesome experience.

    Read more
  7. Ellicottville Championship Rodeo

    # 7 of 19 Things To Do in Ellicottville | Added 16 times in trip plans
    Ellicottville Championship Rodeo Image

    Address: 6319 Sommerville Valley Rd, Ellicottville, NY 14731, USA

    Google Reviews
    Sandy Reil

    A fun setting that's great for families. It was more of a circus rodeo than anything to serious. Plenty of food and drinks available to purchase at decent prices. Get there early enough as it fills up...

    Read more
  8. Nannen Arboretum

    # 8 of 19 Things To Do in Ellicottville | Added 18 times in trip plans
    Nannen Arboretum Image

    Tags: Park

    Address: 14731, 28 Parkside Dr, Ellicottville, NY 14731, USA

    Google Reviews
    Zera Holladay

    Such a beautiful place. Went with my mother-in-law and my children. It was fantastic.

    Read more
  9. Ellicottville Country Store & Antiques

    # 9 of 19 Things To Do in Ellicottville | Added 38 times in trip plans
    Ellicottville Country Store & Antiques Image
    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Amit Sangwan

    A nice shop with a lot of collectibles variety and the prices are also very reasonable. Highly recommend...

    Read more

Find Your Ellicottville Attractions on Map

Find more places to see in Ellicottville

  • Gladden Windmill

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Olean Public Library

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Scobey Power Plant And Dam

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Beardsley - Oliver House

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • First Congregational Church Of Otto

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • East Otto Union School

    Historic and Protected Sites
View On Map
  • Red House Lake

  • Allegany Indian Reservation

  • Beaver Lake

View On Map
  • Seneca Iroquois National Museum

    814 Broad St

  • Salamanca Rail Museum

    170 N Main St

  • Salamanca Historical Society

    125 Main St

  • Regina A Quick Center for the Arts

    St Bonaventure University

  • Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library

    9824 Route 16

  • Hall of Fame Barbershop

    309 W State St

View On Map
  • Cyber Station

    400 N Union St

    Amusement Parks Arcades
  • Amusements of Rochester

    501 Erie St

    Amusement Parks
View On Map
  • Slopeside Bar & BBQ

    6089 Route 219 S

    Barbecue Bars American
  • The Silver Fox Steakhouse

    23 Hughey Aly

    Steakhouses Bars American
  • Cadillac Jack's

    24 Monroe St

    American Seafood Bars
  • Madigan's

    36 E Washington St

    Bars American
  • Gin Mill

    20 W Washington St

    American Diners Bars
  • Ravyn & Robyn Lounge

    239 N Union St

    Bars Italian
View On Map
  • Seneca Gaming & Entertainment

    768 Broad St

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Seneca Bingo

    750 Broad St

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Seneca Territory Gaming

    777 Seneca Allegany Blvd

    Casinos and Gaming Restaurants
  • Seneca Allegany Casino

    725 Broad St

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Seneca Territory Gaming

    725 Broad St

    Casinos and Gaming
View On Map
  • Holiday Valley Rd

View On Map
  • Whitetail Country Sports World

    1102 W State St

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Machias Outdoors

    9703 McKinstry Rd

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Stein Farm

    9926 New Albion Rd

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Daniel R Zynda

    296 Franklin St

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Baldnob Farm

    5666 Sugartown Rd

    Hunting and Fishing
  • D & N Haven

    7957 Jersey Hollow Rd

    Hunting and Fishing
View On Map
  • Reilly Center

    Saint Bonaventure University

    Music and Show Venues Stadiums and Arenas
View On Map
  • Springville Town Hall

    Franklin Street

    Buildings and Structures
  • Yorkshire Town Court

    82 S Main St

    Buildings and Structures
View On Map
Show More

What To Do in Ellicottville: Day-Wise Ideas

Find what not to miss in Ellicottville! Recommended Ellicottville itineraries and vacation ideas created by travelers across the world.