Discover a selection of 305 vacation rentals in Ellicottville, NY that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $106 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Ellicottville. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Natural splendor near Ellicottville vacation home rentals

Thanks to its reliable climate and superb winter-sports facilities, Ellicottville has become a popular vacation destination for keen skiers and snowboarders from both sides of the Canadian border. Ellicottville vacation rentals provide a family-friendly base from which to start your spontaneous winter break and explore this beautiful corner of New York state. These well-equipped mountain chalets also provide the ideal setting for invigorating summer hikes or romantic rural escapes, with nothing but the relaxing hum of unfettered nature to disturb the tranquility.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Ellicottville vacation rentals

An unusual view of Ellicottville’s heritage can be gained on a stroll through Bryant Hill Cemetery. This peaceful spot has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its gravestones dating from 1824 to 1901, many of which mark the final resting place of the first wave of New England settlers. Nannen Arboretum provides another opportunity for a pleasant walk that’s just a stone’s throw from downtown Ellicottville vacation rentals. The botanical gardens display over 250 species spread over 8 acres of verdant parkland. The ever-changing kaleidoscope of native trees, shrubs, and flowers is enhanced by Japanese gardens and a fishpond.

Activities

Activities near Ellicottville vacation homes

The main winter-sporting activity is centered on Holiday Valley, which borders the town to the south. The resort dates back to the 1950s, when it opened with just 4 runs and a single lift. Holiday Valley was one of the first facilities of its kind to utilize the latest snow-making technology, which continues to ensure a consistent supply of high-quality powder regardless of the weather. Today’s winter visitors can choose from dozens of different runs, catering for all abilities, as well as a variety of après-ski activities, while the summer months bring the chance to tackle the challenges of an 18-hole golf course.

Weather

Local weather for your trip to Ellicottville vacation homes

Thanks to sophisticated snow-making technology that comes into its own during mild snaps, the winter sports season in Ellicottville typically lasts from December through April. Temperatures vary considerably between the high peaks of McCarty Hill and the resort village at its base. The start and finish of the ski season are good times to snap up bargains in Ellicottville vacation rentals, especially if you're trying winter sports for the first time or simply looking to enjoy some relaxing après-ski in breathtaking surroundings. Self-contained Ellicottville vacation rentals with a hot tub are in particular demand, so early booking is recommended.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ellicottville

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Ellicottville is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Allegany State Park (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Cuba Lake Beach (19.2 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Cuba Lake (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Nannen Arboretum (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Griffis Sculpture Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Gargoyle Park (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ellicottville

The nearest airport is in Buffalo Niagara Intl. Airport (BUF), located 45.6 mi (73.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Olean, NY (OLE-Cattaraugus County), which is 15.5 mi (24.9 km) away.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly attractions near Ellicottville vacation rentals

Kids will love the array of attractions in Ellicottville. Vacation homes are available near kid-friendly places like Sky High Adventure Park, a thrill park with zip lines and climbing adventures in the wilderness, and Sky High Mountain Coaster, a roller coaster that zips through the mountain forest. Kids will also like the Holiday Valley Tubing Park, a winter fun park with snow tubing hills and other outdoor adventures.

Good for couples

Couple's retreat near Ellicottville vacation homes

Nature lovers will enjoy a romantic retreat in Ellicottville. Vacation rentals can be found near places like the McCarty Hill State Forest, a nature reserve with hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling trails, and Rock City State Forest, a dense wilderness with hiking trails and campsites. You'll also like Rainbow Lake, a tranquil lake with beaches and opportunities for watersports.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Ellicottville?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it's craving a vacation. It's time to pack your suitcase and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Ellicottville:

  • Around 12 miles from the center of Ellicottville, you'll find it hard to resist "Peaceful Cabin Getaway Close To Ellicottville And Holimont". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of amenities including a wood stove and a playground.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Charming Log Cabin On Private Pond Nestled In Woods". Around 7 miles from the heart of Ellicottville, it has 1 bedroom and comes with WiFi and a microwave oven.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Ellicottville vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Ellicottville?

One hundred percent fact: Ellicottville has some spectacular nature, and a log cabin is one of the best ways to appreciate it. Enjoy the outdoors without foregoing home comforts at one of these welcoming bolt-holes:

  • Located in Ellicottville, "Cozy Authentic Log Cabin Home Minutes From Holimont" is the perfect mix of comfort and outdoor fun. Make the most of the amenities here, including free WiFi and high-speed internet services.
  • Settle into "Must See Cozy Log Cabin With Amazing Mountain Views". Annnnd breathe. This oasis in Ellicottville is the place to escape from it all. Tennis and mountain views make it feel even cozier.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Ellicottville?

Escape the treadmill of daily life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Ellicottville. Whether you want to catch up with friends or spend quality time with your partner, we'll have something to suit your needs. Try these top-rated properties on for size:

  • Make yourself at home at "Sugar Pine Lodge; Large Home Near Holiday Valley". Located about 2 miles to the south of Ellicottville, this delightful escape has all you need for a relaxed stay, including free toiletries and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Otherwise, create new memories with your loved ones at "The Purple Palace - Village Home Steps To Downtown", which is around 2 miles to the southwest of Ellicottville. You'll have use of cable/satellite TV services, a hair dryer and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Ellicottville?

You sure can. If you're tracking down a simple but stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often conveniently placed in the center of town. Take a look at the following options in or near Ellicottville:

  • After an exciting day of outdoor exploration, enjoy peace, quiet and privacy at "Charming Log Cabin On Private Pond Nestled In Woods". An oven and a porch are among the useful amenities you'll find here.
  • Or, use "Timberline Lodge - Downtown Ellicottville" as a base to explore the best sights around you. This comfy stay comes with a TV, golf and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Ellicottville?

Whether you're after a chic apartment or a house with enough space for the family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Sneak in some downtime at one of these retreats in or near Ellicottville:

  • Within close reach of central Ellicottville, "Allegany State Park Rental In The Forest" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not kicking back in your comfortable digs, get out and discover everything that's around you.
  • "All - Season Ski Chalet In Ellicottville" is also well located. Put your feet up here and find out why lots of guests rate this property highly.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Ellicottville?

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your sweetie off for a couple of relaxing days at one of these appealing escapes in or near Ellicottville:

  • Put on some soothing music and kick back together at "Peaceful Cabin Getaway Close To Ellicottville And Holimont". Around 12 miles from Ellicottville, this property has everything you could want for a couple's weekend away, including a fireplace and a dining table.
  • Otherwise, spend a few days canoodling and sipping Champagne at "Charming Log Cabin On Private Pond Nestled In Woods", around 7 miles from Ellicottville. Beauty services and outdoor furniture will help set the scene for romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Ellicottville?

Big groups mean gigantic fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your whole crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Ellicottville and get your favorite people together under the same roof:

  • Offering space, privacy and comfort, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "Sugar Pine Lodge; Large Home Near Holiday Valley". Up to 18 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 5 bedrooms, a firepit and a kitchen. It's around 2 miles to the south of Ellicottville.
  • "The Purple Palace - Village Home Steps To Downtown" is another impressive option. It's around 2 miles to the southwest of Ellicottville, has 6 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 27 guests. Mountain views and a kitchen are just a couple of things that'll help make your visit more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Ellicottville?

Nothing says fun and frivolity like a pool does. Blow up your flamingo floatie and check out these rental houses in or near Ellicottville that come with this vacation must-have:

  • Pack your swim gear and book a few days or more at "The Kelly House - 4 Bedroom Historic Lodge". There are plenty of other great amenities here, including a kitchenette and a kitchen.
  • Spend lazy days splashing around or finding some peaceful moments by the water at "The Mason House Unit B - Available For Nights And Weekends April". This property is another top pick and offers a fridge, daily housekeeping services and more.

Ellicottville has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 55 ºF and 75 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Ellicottville vacation rental and organize your getaway for whatever season you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Ellicottville?

The first phase of any great family trip is finding the ideal place to stay. Whether you're planning an adventure-packed escape with the kids or a catch-up with lots of relatives, Vrbo has large family vacation rentals in and around Ellicottville with ample room for everyone. Here are two popular options that are ready to welcome you:

  • Around 2 miles to the south of Ellicottville, "Sugar Pine Lodge; Large Home Near Holiday Valley" has 5 bedrooms that sleep as many as 18 guests. Some amenities here include a nearby laundromat and cable/satellite TV services.
  • "The Purple Palace - Village Home Steps To Downtown" is another rental the whole team will love. Invite up to 27 friends and family to this retreat which offers 6 bedrooms, childrens activities, cable/satellite TV services and more. It's located 2 miles to the southwest of central Ellicottville.

If you'd like to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, Sky High Aerial Adventure Park promises a fun day out for all.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Ellicottville?

Take a break with your kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Ellicottville and get ready to create some unforgettable memories together. Here are a couple we think you'll love:

  • "Peaceful Cabin Getaway Close To Ellicottville And Holimont" - This sought-after escape offers pet-friendly facilities and a toaster and is located around 12 miles east of central Ellicottville.
  • "Charming Log Cabin On Private Pond Nestled In Woods" - This vacation rental is another family favorite and is around 7 miles southeast of Ellicottville. Offering a toaster, a dining table and more, it'll get everyone's nod of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Ellicottville vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.