- Our list of the best things to do in Erie, Pennsylvania, features the top 36 nearby activities — including 16 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Erie, PA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Food & Drink, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 25 things to do within the city of Erie, PA , followed by 11 popular activities in nearby cities, including North East
Paint Nite 2835 West 8th Street, Erie, PA MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
Presque Isle State Park is a 3,200-acre state park with 11 miles of beaches. Summer activities include swimming, camping, open air concerts, and using the 13.5 mile multipurpose trail, while in the winter the park is popular for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing.
Asbury Woods is a nature center dedicated to preserving the surrounding area and educating all those who visit through meaningful experiences. The center offers guided nature trail hikes, educational programs, dining in the woods and adventure camps.
As one of the oldest community theaters in the nation, the Erie Playhouse is respected for its commitment to quality productions. The theater hosts an array of musicals and stage plays throughout the year, showcasing the talents of hundreds of local volunteers.
Waldameer Park features four roller coasters including a wooden coaster that won ride of the year in 2008, 11 thrill rides including a 140-foot drop tower, nine gentle rides, and eight kiddie rides. Waldameer Park and Water World also has a water park.
The Tom Ridge Center is a 66,000 square foot facility focused on the wildlife and history of the Presque Isle area. Visitors can see local and regional plants, learn about the history of the area, and watch movies on a green large format movie screen.
Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resorts offers 200,000-gallon wave pool with waves reaching up to six feet high, a restaurant, lounge, candy shop, and souvenir shop. Guests can stay in three connected hotels.
All an Act Theatre Production is a theatre troupe that is dedicated to bringing quality theatre to Erie. The troupe supports local talent and thrives to expose the local community and those who visit to the arts through comedic plays and skits.
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1402 State Street, Erie, PA 16501 MoreLess Info
Jr's Last Laugh Comedy Club and Restaurant has an early standup comedy act and buffet, as well as a late show that has no meal. The tables at the club glow in the dark because of the special marble that is used in them.