Less than twenty minutes from Ellicottville, Randolph, NY is a beautiful, historic town just a short drive from the Old Order Amish community. Randolph’s downtown offers visitors an experience like no other, for where else can one stay the night in a former firehouse, learn to knit socks, and peruse antiques and gifts in one weekend? If you travel 20 miles from Ellicottville in the opposite direction, you’ll find yourself in Olean, NY, a hub of entertainment, delicious dining and seasonal events. With a top-notch selection of restaurants and a quaint downtown shopping district, the city of Olean is a wonderful place to spend the day. Plus, there’s no shortage of fun things to do throughout the winter months, especially during the holiday season!