Clarion Hotel Lake Erie
2800 W 8th Street
Erie, PA 16505
Phone: (814) 833-1116
Fax: (814) 838-3242
A family fun amusement and water park complex, Waldameer and Water World features amusement park rides, water park slides, live entertainment, an arcade, traditional midway games, food and refreshment centers, souvenir and gift shops, and several picnic groves.
Located along Lake Erie, this 3,200-acre national natural landmark park features a marina, over 15 miles of trails, boating, swimming, picnicking, hiking, and environmental education.
Erie Bluffs is 540 acres of undeveloped Lake Erie shoreline in western Erie County. The park features one mile of shoreline, 90-foot bluffs, a shallow stream steelhead fishery, old growth forest, rare, endangered and threatened flora, an uncommon oak savannah sand barren ecosystem, wetlands, and archaeological sites.
Erie County's main library, the Raymond M. Blasco, M. D. Memorial Library offers an extensive list of books, books on tape, CDs, music tapes, and magazines.
Spread over 15 acres (6.1 hectares) of land, the Erie Zoo features over 400 animals with beautiful botanical gardens consisting of over 600 species of plants from all around the world. The zoo attracts several kids and adults and expects more than 40,000 visitors every year. This zoo operates from the month of March to November.
Named after its lake and the tribal inhabitants of its shore, Erie is one of the largest cities in Pennsylvania. An iconic landmark and popular tourist attraction is the St. Peter Cathedral, one of the tallest structures in the streetscape. Erie has several nicknames like the "Gem City" for its glistening water body and "The Flagship City" for its home port.
Formerly known as the Erie Trust Company Building, the Renaissance Center is a historic building that comprises of 14 levels, sky scraper that features steel frame with a touch of Rennaisance style. Consisting of limestone brick this light brown colored structure is a beauty to visit.
Wat Prachumthat forms a tripartite relationship with the more famous Wat Machimmaram Buddhist temple and the lesser known Pikulyai temple. Historically, these three were placed under the protection of the Thai King's soldiers during the Japanese occupation of Malaysia. Wat Prachumthat is a three century old building with spacious grounds. A beautifully decorated prayer hall and a 20-metre-tall pagoda are currently being built. The latter will house a statue of Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva, or Earth Store Bodhisattva. The surrounding walls will be built with cubicles to house the ash remains of those cremated.
The Erie Land Light also popularly known as the Old Presque Isle Light is a beautiful lighthouse located at the banks of the Lake Erie. This 48 feet 10 inches conical sandstone tower is a beauty with a one level structure attached to it.The 8 feet wide from within structure that consists of a spiral iron staircase leads one to the top of the tower which overlooks the Erie River from the balcony. Today the light house stands as a historic beauty to the locals and the tourists.
One of top 10 water parks in North America" according to Water Park Resorts Today, Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort includes child-friendly attractions, a lazy river, tubes, body slides, thrill water rides, an arcade, Lazer Tag, dining options, and more.
A tree museum, LEAF is home to over 225 different varieties of trees. Programs are held throughout the year.
"One of the premiere wineries in the Lake Erie Wine Region," the family-owned Mazza Vineyards is open for tours and tasting Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. during July and August; from September to June Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and year round on Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.