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Erie Adventure Guide

Request an Adventure Guide

Plan an Erie getaway and order our FREE Erie Adventure Guide!
Get the inside scoop on all there is to see and do in Pennsylvania ‘s ONLY Great Lakes Port City. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, VisitErie is not producing a 2021 Adventure Guide.  The information contained in 2020 guide provides an accurate overview of our tourism industry and is still the perfect tool to plan your Erie PA getaway.
All adventure guide requests will receive an insert with updated information. 

Click here to view the insert. 
We look forward to safely welcoming you to our shores!

 

In the current 2020 Guide:

  • Suggestions on the BEST shopping, dining, lodging and FUN things to do!
  • Travel Tips
  • Maps of Presque Isle State Park and Erie County 

View the 2020 Adventure Guide

 

COVID Information for Travelers (updated March 2021)

Already in town? Copies of the Erie Adventure Guide can be picked up from:

  • Intermodal Transportation Center brochure display near the Greyhound Bus Terminal
    208 East Bayfront Parkway, 1st floor
    Erie, PA 16507
  • The Erie Visitor Center inside the Tom Ridge Environmental Center:
    301 Peninsula Drive 
    Erie, PA 16505
    Open daily 10am-6pm (currently closed due to the pandemic)
  • VisitErie Office
    208 East Bayfront Parkway Suite 103
    Erie, PA 16507 
    (Inside the Intermodal Center, M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) NOTE: VisitErie's offices are currently closed.  Please visit our brochure rack located at the Greyhound Bus terminal in the Intermodal Center.
  • Check with your Erie County hotel or motel. Chances are they have an ample supply at the front desk.
  • Major Erie County attractions, shops and restaurants.

Partner Spotlight

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Dobbins Landing

Located on the southeast shore of Lake Erie, the Port of Erie has been promoting industrial, commercial, and recreational opportunities on the waters of Lake Erie since 1959.

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U Pick 6 Craft Beer Pubs & Restaurants

Erie’s own local craft beer pubs are a must-visit! With 4 great locations, just pick one that’s convenient for you! A casual, family friendly dining experience with something for everyone! To view our menu, check out what’s on tap, or get to directions to our pubs, learn more now!”

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Outdoor Dining at the Bayfront Grille

The Bayfront Grille Restaurant at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel is excited to announce that our Bayside Patio is open for Lunch and Dinner. Please check Open Table for reservations or contact the restaurant directly at 814-454-2005.

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Creation Station

The Creation Station is an unique arts and crafts studio where kids can create and have fun!
Book your birthday party, register for a ladies night out or stop in during open Craft days and choose a project from the project board.

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Mazza Vineyards and the South Shore Wine Company

Enjoy a scenic ride to North East and stop into family owned Mazza Vineyards and the historic South Shore Wine Company to sip and savor the local flavor.

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Millcreek Mall

A destination for shopping, dining and entertainment.
Experience it all!

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The Cork 1794

The Cork 1794 is the perfect spot for a date night or special occasion! Indoor and outside seating available with amazing food.

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The Cove Bay-Side Restaurant & Tavern

Join us today! The Cove Bay-Side Restaurant & Tavern is sure to give you an unforgettable and care-free dining experience. Enjoy a nautical atmosphere with a beautiful view of Presque Isle Bay.

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Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership

The Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership is leading Erie's economic evolution. We're the heart of the business community to champion a vibrant and sustainable economy. Your business is our business. Become a member and increase your brand awareness, advocate for important business issues, and gain access to people, education, and information integral to elevating your team's success.

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Bring your family to Port Farms this summer, fall and winter!

Port Farms is a fun-filled family destination located in Waterford, PA (30 minutes outside of Erie). The farm features many activities for all ages including a NEW Flower Festival, animal exhibits, slides, pedal carts, wagon rides, 8-acre corn maze, jumping pillows, pumpkin picking, Christmas tree picking, visiting with Santa, and much more. Options for wedding venues, corporate events, birthday parties, and school field trips are also available. To learn more, purchase tickets, or book an event visit www.portfarms.com.

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New Direct Daily Flights to Washington, DC

Erie International Airport now offers two direct daily flights to and from Washington Dulles International Airport with connecting flights to the east coast, west coast and international destinations. Book your flight today!

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