As individuals, families and businesses try to get their feet back under them many are looking for options to experience summer before it is over. With international travel all but shut down and air travel challenging many are rediscovering local and regional options where they can relax, play, eat and perhaps add a little outdoor adventure to their lives.
Ellicottville, now more than ever, is a great place to get away from the craziness of the city, breath fresh air, increase your vitamin D, enjoy endless miles of trails, rivers, streams, lakes and at the same time have great meals, shopping and outdoor activities.
Did you know minutes from Ellicottville is Allegany State Park? A natural playground with 65,000 acres of mature forest, open fields, three lakes plus access to the Kinzua Reservoir and abundant wildlife.
How about Sky High Aerial Adventure Park which is the largest in New York State and 3rd largest in the US. Sky High Aerial Park is a series of platforms and “bridges” and ziplines built in a 4 acre section of the woods and the challenge is to get across to the next platform. There are 13 courses with varying levels of difficulty The largest in New York State and 3rd largest in the US, Sky High Aerial Park is a series of platforms and “bridges” and ziplines built in a 4 acre section of the woods and the challenge is to get across to the next platform. There are 13 courses with varying levels of difficulty.
Many restaurants in Ellicottville now have outdoor seating options including Steelbound Brewery Ellicottville Brewing Co, The West Rose, The Gin Mill, Rafi’s platter, Katy’s cafe, Balloon’s , and Dina’s.
After you grab a hand rolled fresh burrito from Bike and Bean be sure to stop in and try Ellicottville Coffee Co Nitro Cold brew on tap. Made with Peruvian single origin coffee and be sure to ask for some of that hand made Peruvian Chocolate and a little cream in it too!
Last but not least make sure you check out the latest flavors at the Tee Bar and Watson’s chocolate.
Not interested in venturing out? Let Chalet Valet take care of it for you and stay in the comfort of your home, condo, or Airbnb.
Rediscover Ellicottville. We promise you won’t be dissappointed.