Glen Burn Trail is situated in the heart of Ellicottville, a four-season playground that has been described by New York Times as the Aspen of the East. A town that is consistently ranked one of the top après ski destinations by SKI magazine, thanks to the abundance of boutiques, shops and restaurants.
Whatever winter or green season, whatever your outdoor passion happens to be, you can always be sure the après experience is unsurpassed, including:
The Village Experience
A 5-minute walk into town provides access to the dozens of boutiques, shops, restaurants and bars located in Ellicottville's charming Victorian downtown. Spas, yoga studios and local library enhance the downtonw offerings for enthusiasts of all activities.
Unique stores throughout Ellicottville provide diverse and specialty selections that make entertaining at home a gourmet experience. From the local cheese shop to the fine wine and spirit shops and the local butcher shop with olive oil and balsamic vinegar bar you are sure to wow your guests with the selection of food and drink available.
Arts and Culture
Part of what makes Ellicottville a year-round resort town are the many festivals taking place over the course of the year. From Fall Festival to the Jazz and Blues weekend to Christmas in Ellicottville, the local events calendar is never empty! Griffis Sculpture Park has over 200 monumental sculptures by local, national and international artists for visitors to discover while hiking through the beautiful trails.
Memorable Day Trips
Beyond Ellicottville there are great day trips including visits to the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum & Centre for Comedy in Jamestown, NY; or to Buffalo for everything from shopping and dining to arts and culture including the Albright-Knox Gallery to Canalside on the waterfront. Other trips close to Ellicottville include the Amish Trail, Letchworth State Park, Allegheny Reservoir and Kinzua Dam along with the Kinzua Sky Walk, the Lake Erie and Chautauqua wine trails, and of course the Chautauqua Institute.