Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel
55 West Bay Drive · Erie, PA 16507 · United States
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Things to do in Erie, Pennsylvania

With our convenient location near State Street in the heart of Erie’s Bayfront Marina District, our stylish hotel near Lake Erie provides business and leisure travelers access to the historical and cultural things to do in Erie, Pennsylvania. We are in walking distance from numerous restaurants, shopping, mini golf, concerts, and other activities.  See below for just some of the things to do in Erie, Pennsylvania.


Discover Presque Isle

  • Hiking
    • Presque Isle is home to over 11 miles of hiking trails with various skill levels. Choose from one of the 15 different trails offering beautiful views and exciting wildlife for a one-of-a-kind hiking experience.
    • Distance from hotel: 4 miles
  • Renting Boats and Jet Skis in Presque Isle Bay
    • Presque Isle Bay is the perfect place for renting boats and jet skis for some fun in the sun! Port Erie Sports provides boat and Jet Ski rentals as well as kayaks, bicycles paddle boats and more for things to do in Erie, Pennsylvania on the water.
    • Distance from hotel: 0.9 mile
    • Contact information:

Port Erie Sports
402 West Bayfront Parkway
Erie, PA 16510
(814) 452-2628

  • Beautiful Sunsets on Lake Erie
    • Take a romantic stroll along the beaches of Lake Erie. With numerous options from state park beaches, private beaches to public beaches, you’ll find the perfect spot for a romantic evening watching the beautiful sunsets on Lake Erie.
    • Views can be seen right from hotel

Taste the Wine of Northern Pennsylvania

  • Touring the Lake Erie Wine Trail
    • 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.
    • Distance from hotel: 15 miles

Outdoor Sports

  • Skiing at Peek n'Peak
    • 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. 
    • Distance from hotel: 22.6 miles
    • Contact information:

Peek n’ Peak Resort
1405 Olde Road
Clymer, NY 14724
(716) 355-4141

Family Adventures

  • expERIEnce Children’s Museum
    • expERIEnce children’s museum provides an educational, creative and interactive experience for the whole family. expERIEnce features many interactive exhibits including a bubble machine, Recycle Michael and Aerodynamics.
    • Distance from hotel: 0.6 mile
    • Contact information:

420 French Street
Erie, PA 16507
(814) 453-3743

  • Erie SeaWolves
    • Baseball is an all-American favorite past-time. Take the family to Erie’s favorite professional sports team, the Erie SeaWolves for some sunshine, hot dogs, baseball and fun at one of the most exciting things to do in Erie, Pennsylvania.
    • Distance from hotel: 1.1 miles
    • Contact information:

110 East 10th Street
Erie, PA 16501
(814) 456-1300

  • Erie Zoo
    • The Erie Zoo is located on 15 acres in the City of Erie. The Zoo features a variety of animals from all over the world and extensive plant exhibits for an unforgettable family trip.
    • Distance from hotel: 3.1 miles
    • Contact information:

423 W. 38th St.
Erie, PA 16508
(814) 864-4091

Festivals, Concerts, Nightlife

  • Liberty Park
    • Liberty Park is home to the Burger King Amphitheater, which seats up to 5,000 for outdoor performances throughout the summer. Liberty Park is also a great place to enjoy a leisurely stroll along the waterfront walkways.
    • Distance from hotel: 1.7 miles

Guided Fishing Tours

  • Fishing the Creeks
    • Erie is home to many creeks, rivers and lakes for the ultimate fishing experience. The top fishing spots for your next Erie vacation are the Elk Creek, Walnut Creek and Turtle Creek.  These famous creeks are gateways to Lake Erie populated with a variety of fish like Salmon, Bass, Walleye and more.
    • Distance from hotel: 27.6 miles