Discover a selection of 205 vacation rentals in Ellicottville 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 kitchens and swimming pools. Prices start at $96 per night, and houses and chalets are popular options for a stay in Ellicottville. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

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

Ellicottville’s natural neighbors

Allegheny National Forest, around 30 miles south of Ellicottville, is home to a wide variety of wildlife and flora. The state park is open throughout the year, offering cross-country skiing in winter and hiking, biking, and swimming in summer. A popular hiking trail follows Minister Creek, providing a scenic ramble through the heart of the forest. Hickory Creek Wilderness is the protected preserve of black bears, white-tailed deer, and wild turkeys, while the Allegheny River is one of the best sites for fishing in the area, with an abundant stock of trout, bass, muskie, and steelhead.

How to get there

How to get to and around Ellicottville

The nearest airport is in Olean, NY (OLE-Cattaraugus County), located 15.4 mi (24.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Jamestown, NY (JHW-Chautauqua County), which is 31.7 mi (51 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ellicottville?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 205 vacation rentals around Ellicottville. From 71 house rentals to 33 chalet rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Ellicottville?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ellicottville. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • HoliMont: 160 vacation rentals
  • Griffis Sculpture Park: 200 vacation rentals
  • Winery of Ellicottville: 209 vacation rentals
  • Sky High Aerial Adventure Park: 211 vacation rentals
  • Nannen Arboretum: 209 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ellicottville listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ellicottville?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 71 Houses in Ellicottville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ellicottville include:

  • Chalets: 33 rentals available
  • Cabins: 15 rentals available
  • Cottages: 15 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ellicottville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 31 vacation rentals with pool available in Ellicottville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.