Area Attractions

Within walking distance:

  • The Erie Maritime Museum and U.S. Brig Niagara showcases Erie’s rich maritime history and the important role Erie played in the War of 1812.
  • Erie Bicentennial Tower provides a beautiful view of Presque Isle Bay.
  • Restaurants, Bars and Erie’s nightlife.
  • Experience Children’s Museum offers hands on learning and fun.

Close by:

  • Presque Isle State Park is a sandy peninsula offering beaches, canoeing, kayaking, hiking trails, biking, fishing and Segways.
  • TREC Environmental Center has a Big Green Screen Movie Theater, exhibits and gift shop.
  • Millcreek Mall Complex offers over 150 stores and restaurants.
  • Waldameer Park and Water World has rides, attractions and fun for everyone. No admission fee to park. Midway games, live shows and delicious food.
  • Slash Lagoon Indoor Water Park is home to the largest indoor wave pool in Eastern U.S., nine waterslides, Lazy River, hot tubs, pools and Laser Tag.
  • The Erie Zoo and Botanical Gardens is a beautiful place that is home to over 400 animals.
  • Presque Isle Downs & Casino offers slot machines, table games and live horseracing.
  • Jr’s Last Laugh Comedy Club for a rousing good time.
  • Erie Seawolves AA Baseball.

Erie is host to a variety of fairs, festivals performances and concerts. For a complete listing of Erie County events go to