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Holiday Valley Resort
Vacation Travel Guide

Nestled within New York State’s Allegany Mountains is a year-round resort, which offers varied skiing terrain, hiking paths, bike trails and a mountain golf course.

Get ready for an action-packed vacation of adventure sports at the Holiday Valley Resort. Plan to ski in winter and bike, hike and play golf in summer. Dine at mountainside restaurants and sample craft beer at a brewpub. Because of its location in the scenic Allegany Mountains, the outside activities are accompanied by breathtaking views.

The resort’s ski area spreads across four mountain faces, with terrain suitable for first-time skiers and seasoned experts. It features 13 lifts, 58 runs and miles of cross-country skiing terrain. Ski and snowboard down calm cruisers, demanding steeps and forested glades. Hone your freestyling skills at one of the five snow parks.

Learn about the mountain, its history and plant and animal life on a free guided ski hike. Have fun at the tubing park, which has a 22-lane, 900-foot-long (274-meter) slide. Sit in a car and hold on tight as you zigzag through woodland on the Mountain Coaster.

After the snow melts, Sky High Adventure Park opens with 13 treetop courses where you can challenge your agility on bridges, platforms and zip lines. Sky High also includes a Climbing Forest and summer operations of the Mountain Coaster. Check the Sky High website for the season schedule and rates. An extensive network of biking and hiking trails take you to the top of the resort and beyond. Admire the stunning landscapes of the Allegany Mountains and McCarty Hill Forest while you traverse rolling hills. Go swimming at Spruce Lake.

Play a round of golf at the par-70 Double Black Diamond course. It blends well-maintained fairways with bunkers, ponds and mountainous terrain.

Take a break from athletic activities to enjoy the resort’s après-ski and dining options. Sample brick-oven baked pizza and visit a brewpub that serves more than 20 artisanal beers on tap.

Located in the quaint town of Ellicottville, Holiday Valley Resort is about a 1-hour drive from Buffalo. Many visitors stay overnight at the resort’s base lodges or other accommodations in Ellicottville and enjoy the unique shopping, restaurants and night life of this lively little village.

The ski season runs from late November to mid-April. Equipment rental is available at the base lodges, where there are also children’s daycare facilities. Visit the Holiday Valley Resort’s official website for information about lift passes, rental prices and vacation packages.

Top Hotels Close to Holiday Valley Resort

The Inn At Holiday Valley
The Inn At Holiday Valley
3.5 out of 5
6081 Route 219 S, Ellicottville, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $213 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Offering ski-in/ski-out access, this resort in Ellicottville is in the mountains, within a 5-minute walk of Holiday Valley Resort and Sky High Aerial Adventure ...

4.3/5Excellent! (222 reviews)
A nice weekend

"The room was fine no issues very clean etc. I was unhappy with the fact that it was not listed that the bar and seating areas inside the lobby were closed. I simply would have liked for this to have been listed."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 11, 2020

The Inn At Holiday Valley
Wingate by Wyndham Ellicottville
Wingate by Wyndham Ellicottville
2.5 out of 5
11 Mill St, Ellicottville, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $165 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Located in the heart of Ellicottville, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Winery of Ellicottville and Nannen Arboretum. Holiday Valley Resort and Sky High ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (536 reviews)

"The size of the room was great and more than enough. The fireplace was a great addition to the cooler fall day."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2020

Wingate by Wyndham Ellicottville
The Tamarack Club
The Tamarack Club
3 out of 5
6447 Holiday Valley Rd, Ellicottville, NY
The price is CA $202 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8

Set amidst the mountains, this ski-in/ski-out aparthotel in Ellicottville is within 1 mile (2 km) of Sky High Aerial Adventure Park and Holiday Valley Resort, ...

4.3/5Excellent! (53 reviews)

"Nice location and accommodations. The TV was on and not working when we got to our room. We went down to the front desk And they sent someone right up to fix the problem."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 22, 2020

The Tamarack Club
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Best Lodging Options Near Holiday Valley Resort

The Inn At Holiday Valley
The Inn At Holiday Valley
3.5 out of 5
6081 Route 219 S, Ellicottville, NY
The price is CA $213 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
The Inn At Holiday Valley
Wingate by Wyndham Ellicottville
Wingate by Wyndham Ellicottville
2.5 out of 5
11 Mill St, Ellicottville, NY
The price is CA $165 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
Wingate by Wyndham Ellicottville
The Tamarack Club
The Tamarack Club
3 out of 5
6447 Holiday Valley Rd, Ellicottville, NY
The price is CA $202 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
The Tamarack Club
Edelweiss Lodge
Edelweiss Lodge
2.5 out of 5
29 Jefferson Street, Ellicottville, NY
The price is CA $114 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
Edelweiss Lodge
Work Home Away From Home! Short/long Term Stays/hs Internet/beautiful Views!
Work Home Away From Home! Short/long Term Stays/hs Internet/beautiful Views!
24 Valley Village Rd, Ellicottville, NY
Work Home Away From Home! Short/long Term Stays/hs Internet/beautiful Views!
Mountain Watch 4 Bedroom Chalet
Mountain Watch 4 Bedroom Chalet
3 out of 5
6710 Holiday Valley Rd, Ellicottville, NY
Mountain Watch 4 Bedroom Chalet
Mountain Watch - A Skier's Dream Chalet With Incredible Views
Mountain Watch - A Skier's Dream Chalet With Incredible Views
6710 Holiday Valley Rd, Ellicottville, NY
Mountain Watch - A Skier's Dream Chalet With Incredible Views
Cozy, Air Conditioned 3 BR 2 Bath Across From Holiday Valley, 1 Mile to Town
Cozy, Air Conditioned 3 BR 2 Bath Across From Holiday Valley, 1 Mile to Town
515 Deer Crossing Rd, Ellicottville, NY
Cozy, Air Conditioned 3 BR 2 Bath Across From Holiday Valley, 1 Mile to Town
Relax and Unwind in our Cozy Townhome!
Relax and Unwind in our Cozy Townhome!
514 Deer Crossing Rd, Ellicottville, NY
Relax and Unwind in our Cozy Townhome!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.