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Welcome to Erie Pennsylvania!

Located on beautiful Presque Isle Bay and Lake Erie, Erie County is a short drive from the major metropolitan areas of Buffalo, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Toronto via Interstates 79, 90 or scenic routes such as Route 5 (The Great Lakes Seaway Trail - An America’s Byway™) and Historic Pennsylvania Route 6. A true gem of Lake Erie, the City of Erie is Pennsylvania’s only Great Lakes Port City and offers a wide range of fun, affordable things to do. Erie’s easy to navigate street system allows for little to no traffic headaches, making it effortless to get from point to point. Set your course for our welcoming shores and get ready for a stress-free, relaxing adventure.

Erie is a popular destination for visitors, and for good reason! Erie’s location on the shores of Presque Isle Bay and Lake Erie, coupled with the wide variety of attractions in Erie County, offers groups a genuinely local experience. Enjoy a boat tour of Presque Isle Bay, a wine tasting in our vast wine region, an afternoon of tax-free shopping or all of the above.

 

Accommodations

With more than 4,000 sleeping rooms to accommodate your group, Erie’s lodging scene is varied and far-reaching. From locally owned bed and breakfasts to nationally-recognized hotel chains, Erie can comfortably host intimate groups of 25 up to larger groups of 500. Visit our Stay page.

Drivable Destination

Located at the intersection of Interstates 79 and 90, Erie, PA is conveniently located between Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo, and is within 500 miles of more than half of the US population! Your group can easily arrive by motorcoach. Visit our Getting Here page.  

 

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Erie Area Tour Services

CB&C Innovative Tours – Inbound Group Tours/Step on guide services
P. O. Box 6589, Erie, PA  16512
(814) 454-2025 (814) 739-2287 F: (814) 739-2159
sherrymarty@cbandctours.com

Rupp Limousine - Provides group services including winery tours
303 East 32nd Street, Erie PA 16504
(814) 452-2025
rupplimos@gmail.com

 

Pennsylvania’s Great Lakes Region 

The Pennsylvania Great Lakes Region is a cooperative effort between Erie, Crawford, Venango and Mercer counties to market the area for tourism and promote its economic growth.

 

Crawford County Convention & Visitors Bureau 
16709 Conneaut Lake Rd.
Meadville PA 16335
Phone: 800-332-2338
Fax: 814-333-9032
Email: welcome@visitcrawford.org

Oil Region Alliance 
217 Elm Street
Oil City, PA 16301-1412
Phone: 800-483-6264
Fax: 814-677-5206
Email: info@oilregion.org

Visit Mercer County
50 N Water Avenue
Sharon,PA 16146
Phone: 724-346-3771
Email: mcpa@visitmercercountypa.com

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Contact Us

JANICE FRIEDRICHSMEYER
Director of Partnership
814-454-1000 ext 132
janicef@visiterie.com

 

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Partner Spotlight

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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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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 is leading Erie’s economic evolution through awareness, advocacy, and access to the people, education, and information integral to elevating regional success and economic growth. Become a member today and join us in championing a vibrant and sustainable regional economy.

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Make memories all year at Port Farms!

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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UPMC Hamot - See What Makes Us Different

UPMC Hamot is a 423-bed hospital in Erie, PA, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services, and serves as a regional referral hub and Level II Trauma Center.

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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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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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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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Mazza Vineyards and the South Shore Wine Company

Local wine is great for holiday entertaining, plus it makes a great gift! Stop by to try (and pick up) award-winning wines at Mazza Vineyards and the historic South Shore Wine Company, both located in North East, PA.

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When you have an opportunity to fly, give Erie a try - support your hometown airport!

Direct Daily Flights to Charlotte and Chicago.
Erie International Airport is serviced by American Airlines and United Airlines with daily flights to Charlotte and Chicago with connections across the country and around the world. Book your flight today at www.aa.com or www.united.com

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