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Featuring first class accommodations, Presque Isle State Park, cultural attractions, Lake Erie Wine Country, Lake Erie Ale Trail, restaurants, museums, galleries, shopping, world-class sunsets and bustling Downtown and Bayfront districts,
Erie is your off-the-beaten path gay-cation destination!

Request your FREE 2020 Erie Adventure Guide and get ready to experience AWEsome! 

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Erie is making great strides to ensure our area is welcoming to EVERYONE!

Please explore our web site for great ideas on where to eat, shop, play and stay! Our handy dandy web site trip planner makes it a breeze. https://visiterie.visitwidget.com/ 

 

Don't forget to download our newly updated 'Hello Erie' app and start planning your Erie get-away with ease!

 

Pennsylvania’s only Great Lakes Port City is ready to play host to your next getaway or event!  Book your stay at one of our LGBT-friendly accommodations, and plan to visit some of Erie’s LGBT-welcome attractions. Once you’ve arrived, staff and volunteers are available to provide one-on-one personalized visitor information services:

  • VisitErie 208 East Bayfront Parkway, Erie PA 16507
  • The Erie Visitor Center inside the Tom Ridge Environmental Center 301 Peninsula Drive Erie PA 16505
  • The Pennsylvania Welcome Center (I-90 Westbound in North East, PA)
  • Interstate Rest Stops (I-90 Eastbound near the PA/OH border and I-79 Northbound just before the Edinboro exit). Seasonally staffed Memorial Day through September 30.

If you’re planning your special day, Erie has several unique wedding venues for you to consider. Exchange vows on the beach or at a local museum, a park, one of our many cruise excursions or a lavish ballroom. A wedding in Erie is as elaborate or intimate as you and your partner desire.

Don’t forget to consult our calendar of events to make sure you don’t miss out on any local flavor and check out these signature Erie LGBT events:  Erie Pride Fest and Parade, Erie Pride Picnic, Erie Pride Day at Waldameer, Drenched Fur. 

For more information on LGBT events

 Access the most recent issue of Erie Gay News

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Millcreek Mall

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The Cork 1794

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Port of Erie!

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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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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Creation Station

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Fall is the perfect time to visit wine country!

Winter is a relaxed time to visit wine country. Enjoy a scenic ride to North East and stop in Mazza Vineyards and the historic South Shore Wine Company to sip and savor the local flavor."

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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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The Cove Bay-Side Restaurant & Tavern

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Igloo Dining at the Bayfront Grille!

You can now call in to reserve Igloo Dining at the Bayfront Grille!❄ Igloo Dining will begin November 15th and we will be offering time slots during lunch and dinner. The Igloos are perfect for any special day including Anniversaries, Birthdays, Honeymoons, and so much more. You can't get this opportunity anywhere else in Erie, PA and we are ecstatic for you to experience it!

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