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Planning your way around Erie is a snap (or a tap) thanks to the HELLO ERIE mobile app.  This FREE GPS-based app for Apple and Android devices will help map out the perfect itinerary to ensure you get the most out of your Erie experience. 

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Beaches!

PRESQUE ISLE STATE PARK - USA Today's Readers' Choice for "Top Pennsylvania Attraction 2017" and the "#1 Freshwater Beach in the Country 2016", a National Natural Landmark and Pennsylvania's most visited State Park.  Sandy beaches and endless outdoor recreation!  Presque Isle (French for “almost an island”) welcomes over 4 million visitors annually. 

Visitors flock to Presque Isle for its distinctive blend of natural beauty and year-round recreation including swimming, boating, biking, surfing, birding and fishing.  Explore on foot, wheels, surreys, skis, pontoons and kayaks.   

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The Sunset Music Series at Presque Isle State Park, Beach 1

Family Fun for Everyone!

Waldameer Park & Water World 

One of America’s oldest amusement parks. Located near the entrance to Presque Isle State Park, set among beautifully landscaped grounds and picnic groves.  NEW in 2018: Balloon Race ride in Kiddieland and the new CannonBOWL tube slide in Water World! Waldameer was recently voted as the 15th nicest water park in the U.S.  Thrilling water park slides, live shows, modern arcade, traditional midway games, food and refreshment centers and numerous picnic groves. 

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Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park & Resort

84º of year-round water soaking excitement!  NEW in 2018:  kids tree house at Monkey Shines Island! A South Sea Island atmosphere, multiple twisting and turning slides, a 1000 gallon Tiki tipping bucket, multi-level activity Tree House, indoor wave pool, tree tops ropes course, food court, kiddie area and more!  

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Get IN Your Game!

Presque Isle Downs & Casino

Northwestern Pennsylvania’s premier gambling destination and racetrack! Try your luck at 1,580 slot machines, 32 table games and 9 poker tables, or place your bets on off-track and live thoroughbred racing.

Minutes from downtown Erie, Presque Isle Downs spans 272 acres and features a state-of-the-art poker room, award-winning dining, four lounges, live entertainment, customer incentives and the New Brew Brothers with 30 specialty, local, regional craft beers on tap.

The gaming and excitement is 24/7!  Live horse racing (May – September).

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Go Team!

Erie Bayhawks

An NBA G-league affiliate team of the Atlanta Hawks thrills audiences with slam dunks, three-pointers and high-flying excitement. 

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Erie Otters

Erie's Ontario Hockey League team gets crowds on their feet with hard checking, in-your-face hockey maneuvers. 

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Erie Seawolves

The cracking of bats and cheers from the stands fill the air when the Erie Seawolves, the AA Detroit Tigers affiliate team takes the field at UPMC Park.

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UPMC Park, home of the Seawolves

Erie Commodores

A National Premier Soccer League kicking up the excitement during the summer months.

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