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Holiday Valley, Ellicottville

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Holiday Valley Resort, known more commonly as just Holiday Valley, is a family-oriented vacation spot and ski resort in Ellicottville, New York. Established in 1957 by Nelson Pauly, John Fisher and Bill Northrup, the facility opened with four runs and one T-bar lift. Currently the resort contains 60 slopes and 13 lifts. Since its opening Holiday Valley has experienced steady growth and has become the main tourist attraction in Cattaraugus County. In 1995 the Inn at Holiday Valley opened, turning the slope into a self-contained ski resort.

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  • My daughter and I were looking for a stop to add to our visit to the Ellicottville and Holiday Valley didn't disappoint. We took a ride on the sky coaster and it was awesome. My only disappointment.....  more »
  • Got a pool pass and enjoyed swimming and sitting by the pool. Got drinks at the outside bar and sat on some comfy outdoor furniture too. Would go back!  more »

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