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Border Crossing Tips

Official Border Crossing Information – U.S. Immigration Dept.

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Foreign travelers to the United States and Erie Pennsylvania for short visits such as vacation or holiday, must first obtain a visitor visa, unless qualified for entry under the Visa Waiver Program.

There are several steps required to apply for a visa and they may vary at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate where you apply.

Most citizens of participating countries may travel to the United States for short visits without a visa through the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), administered by the Department of Homeland Security in consultation with the State Department. The Visa Waiver Program permits citizens of 38 countries to travel to the United States for business or tourism for stays of up to 90 days without a visa, when all requirements are met and approved through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). Countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program include, but are not limited to Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, New Zealand and United Kingdom.

For the latest requirements and a detailed list of participating countries for the Visa Waiver Program, visit the U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs website.

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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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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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The Cork 1794

The Cork 1794 is the perfect spot for a date night or special occasion!

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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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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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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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Millcreek Mall

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

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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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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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