Explore The Many Things to Do in Erie, Pennsylvania
SITUATED BAYFRONT, JUST MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN, OUR HOTEL PLACES TRAVELERS NEAR THE VARIETY OF THINGS TO DO IN ERIE. EXPLORE OUR PICKS AND PLAN YOUR ERIE GETAWAY TODAY.
Erie Maritime Museum/Home Port U.S. Brig Niagara
Distance 0.5 miles
Step back in time at the Erie Maritime Museum, one of the city's most popular things to do. Offering a snapshot of Lake Erie's maritime history from the War of 1812 through present day, the museum is a not-to-be-missed destination for travelers to the area. Berthed within yards of the museum, the U.S. Brig Niagara is the premier "exhibit."
Erie Art Museum
Distance 0.6 miles
Soak in the curated selection of American ceramics, Tibetan paintings, Indian bronzes and much more at the Erie Art Museum. Home to more than 7,000 objects, the museum hosts 18 to 20 visiting exhibitions annually, plus shares parts of its collection with partners through traveling exhibits.
Distance 1.1 miles
Partake in America's favorite pastime and bring the kids along to an Erie Seawolves baseball game. One of the most family-friendly things to do in Erie, catching a Seawolves game is the perfect way to spend a summer weekend.
Jr's Last Laugh Comedy Club
Distance 1.3 miles
Enjoy a night out on the town at Jr’s Last Laugh Comedy Club. Having been the host to several nationally renowned comedians over the years, the club is a downtown Erie institution. Shows occur every Thursday, Friday and Saturday; for a full line-up of their upcoming and previous performances, visit their website.
Distance 3.1 miles
Located on 15 acres, the Erie Zoo is a wonderful thing to do with the entire family. It features a variety of animals from all over the world, plus an extensive array of plant exhibits.
Presque Isle Beach
Distance 4 miles
Whether it's catching some rays on one of our 14 sand-filled beaches, navigating any of the 11 miles of hiking trails with various skill levels, watching a breathtaking sunset, or renting boats and jet skis for some fun in the sun, there’s a lot to do along the shores of Lake Erie.
Touring the Lake Erie Wine Trail
Distance 15 miles
Unwind with a glass of wine along the Chautauqua-Lake Erie Wine Trail. During this tour, you will explore wineries, villages, and beaches nestled along over 30,000 acres of vineyards. You will enjoy the tastes of wines from over 23 wineries along the trail.
Skiing at Peek n' Peak
Distance 22.6 miles
Peek n’ Peak features 27 perfectly groomed slopes & trails, miles of terrain and state-of-the-art snowmaking for a perfect winter getaway for the entire family. The resort also offers ski/snowboard lessons and equipment as well as snow tubing for the ultimate family fun.