Erie Things to Do

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  • 1. Presque Isle State Park

    On Erie's waterfront, overlooking Lake Erie and Presque Isle, is Bicentennial Tower. Built in 1995 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the city's founding, it stands 187 feet high. The observation...

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  • 2. Brig Niagara

    This is a great history lesson about the war of 1812. Ride in the brig Niagara,and help put up the sails by hand. The captain gives a talk of the battle for Lake Erie and the hero Comodore Perry. His...

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  • 3. Warner Theater

    Located in downtown Erie at 811 State Street, the fabulous WARNER THEATER bears the name of the famous Warner Bros. who commissioned it to be built in 1929. The theater provides more than 2,250 seats....

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  • 4. Erie Maritime Museum

    This museum on the lakeshore is dedicated to Erie's history as a Great Lakes port with emphasis on Erie's role in the War of 1812. The highlight of the museum is a tour on a recreation of the Brig US...

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  • 5. Erie Peninsula

    When in Erie, a great thing to do is take a small trip to the peninsula. It is a popular place for walks, swimming, fishing, bike rides, picnics, boat rides, and so on. Also, being a peninsula, it...

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  • 6. Erie Zoo

    Hey, I am kind of an animal person... I don't really agree with keeping animals caged in an environment that isn't natural to them. I do think that in order for knowledge and awareness to occur, there...

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  • 7. Seawolves, Minor League Baseball

    Well, I couldn't really tell you much about this because we actually got rained out of a game, I still had fun. I got to meet the mascot. and take a picture with him, but unfortunately those were in...

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  • 8. Waldameer Park

    Waldameer Park is a nice amusement park for children. Sometimes at amusement parks, people with children find that there are too many rides for adults. This is not the case at Waldameer! In fact, none...

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  • 9. SPLASH LAGOON INDOOR WATER PARK RESORT

    Set in a tropical Polynesian atmosphere SPLASH LAGOON features the latest in water park rides. It has the largest indoor wave pool in the Eastern United States,...

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  • 10. BICENTENNIAL TOWER

    Located at the foot of State Street, on Erie's beautiful Bayfront at Dobbins Landing is the 187 foot BICENTENNIAL TOWER, built to commemorate the 1995...

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  • 11. VICTORIAN PRINCESS

    Looking for a sightseeing cruise or a dinner cruise, why not go on an old-fashioned Paddle Boat, the VICTORIAN PRINCESS. The boat is located at Dobbins...

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  • 12. THe Tom Ridge Environmental center.

    If you are visiting Presque Isle peninsula stop in and have a look around the environmental center that is just before the drive into the state park. The...

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  • 13. Erie Art Museum

    The Erie Art Museum is a small but nice museum downtown. Exhibits change relatively frequently, so check the website to see what will be on display during your...

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  • 14. Downtown Erie

    Downtown Erie has a number of points of interest. Gridley Park has several memorials, and a nice fountain. There is an attractive library. Probably the most...

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  • 15. TAKE A DRIVE TO NIAGRA FALLS, NY

    Niagra Falls is only a couple hours drive away. about 2 1/2 hours. My family and I went here in May 2005 and it was absolutely breath-taking! I have been to...

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  • 16. The Cherry Festival

    I live in Erie and sometimes, it seems like there isn't much to do. But every year, in North East (as the name indicates, it is located in the North East corner...

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  • 17. Wegmans

    Largest grocery store I have ever seen . . . About 8 different types of cuisine to eat there . . . One side was just gourmet items . . . In the 'regular' side...

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  • 18. Erie has a great Ice Skating...

    Erie has a great Ice Skating Rink.While visiting my family with my son some of us went skating.My brother, Mike, Tom, brother-in-law Hugh, sister Irene and son...

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  • 19. Erie is located on the...

    Erie is located on the water and not far from New York State wine country. This was my first trip to Erie since I was a toddler, and all I got to see this time...

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