- 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
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417 State Street, Erie, PA 16501 MoreLess Info
Situated in a historic Victorian mansion, Erie County Historical Society & Museum showcases the history of the region with displays filled with local artifacts. The museum also hosts events like history lectures and craft classes.
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501 E 38th Street, Erie, PA 16546 MoreLess Info
The Mary D'angelo Performing Arts Center is owned and operated by Mercyhurst College. It's used for both a performing arts center and a movie theatre and is a modern space with approximately 700 seats.
The Family First Sports Park has 17 outdoor and two indoor soccer fields, four indoor and eight outdoor basketball courts, 1 outdoor and 2 indoor lacrosse fields, four indoor volleyball courts, 38 station driving range, and a fitness center. The facility has meeting rooms and 60 dorm rooms.
Starting out as a distributor of wine making supplies and equipment, Presque Isle Wine Cellars opened their family-owned and operated winery in 1969. There are amenities for hosting weddings and private events, as well as wine tastings.
Located in the heart of Pennsylvania's grape growing region is Penn Shore Winery. The winery is one of the longest running and established wineries in the state, offering an extensive wine selection that includes an array of vintage labels, sparkling varietals and specialty wines.
Lake Erie Speedway offers race competitors the opportunity to compete in five race divisions including the Plyler Overhead Door Modifieds (NASCAR), Street Stocks (NASCAR), Compacts (NASCAR), Legends (U.S. Legend Cars International) and Bandoleros (INEX).
As a bowling alley, North East Bowling Lanes hosts open bowling sessions and organizes tournaments for the community. The alley has a concession stand that serves pizza, including a special discount for families.
Originally opened in 1956, the Lake Shore Railway Museum is located in what was once the New York Central Railroad passenger depot. The museum maintains a collection of classic locomotives and other railroad artifacts and memorabilia.