This Chautauqua-Allegheny area of New York State
has been blessed with natural beauty as well as with the people who nurture the love of music. Park the car and enjoy walking through Ellicottville
. Pull up a chair on the streets; sit down and hear the sweet sounds of the Jazz and Blues Weekend
, or pop into a restaurant or bar to enjoy more of this musical extravaganza. Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
offers lodging accommodations for you and your family within a home-like setting. A condo rental or a chalet vacation rental is a perfect alternative to a hotel stay.
A wintertime break in the “Aspen of the East”
may well become your ski holiday for more than one time. Ride on one of the 13 lifts at Holiday Valley
and take your pick of the 58 slopes to ski upon. Go cross county-skiing and snowmobiling
on the thousands of acres of Allegany State Park
, 15 miles south of Ellicottville. Park your snowmobile at Cadillac Jack’s in Ellicottville, and stay to eat dinner by the cozy fireplace. Share wine and conversation with friends and family at your vacation rental accommodation. Choosing a vacation home for your accommodations is a welcomed choice.
During the summertime, enjoy swimming, hiking, biking and fishing
. Get ready for a thrilling ride through the woods on the Sky High Mountain Coaster
near the Tannenbaum Lodge in Holiday Valley. Everybody needs an adventure story to tell. Strategize as you face the challenge of reaching all the different platforms in the four-acre Aerial Park
in Holiday Valley. For those who are like a fish in water, Chautauqua Lake
in Long Point State Park
will be your water-world dream come true. For others, paddle by the shoreline or go for a walk. Enjoy a day in the sun. Fall will be the time to enjoy the Rock N’ Roll Weekend
taking place on the streets in front of the shops, bars and restaurants. Showcasing cars, trucks and rods, this is an auto buff’s delight. Be entertained with music as you take in all the details and mingle with the locals and visitors.
Don’t miss the annual Wine and Beer Festival
in the Fall. Where can you enjoy walking in the sunlight, breathing fresh air and see art the same time? Visit the 400-acre preserve and admire the hundreds of works of art in the Griffis Sculpture Park
. Step into a picture that is reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell painting
. Strolling choirs, harmonizing as they sing the favourite Christmas carols
, make this town come to life - along with a winter wonderland of Christmas lights, and a three-story-tall Christmas tree. Be warmed by a cup of good cheer.
Hot chocolate milk or apple cider, with a freshly decorated cookie, adds a warm glow to the ambiance of the 19th century village of Ellicottville. Hear the horses as they clop-clop their way down the streets, pulling the wagon that you are sitting in.
Browse the website of Owner Direct Vacation Rentals and put yourself into the picture of one of the accommodation vacation rentals you see. Lakeside cottages, apartments in town, or condo rentals with panoramic views, are some of the world-wide holiday homes available.