Erie County

The Indians, British and French waged a bitter battle to control it. American patriots conquered it. A great melting pot of immigrants civilized it. Since the early 18th century Erie County has helped shape the destiny of the nation. Here you’ll find pre-revolutionary forts, covered bridges and quaint villages.

Erie County 

Mile Markers:  00N-27N, 42-66

Tourism Region: Pennsylvania Great Lakes Region

“Do 6” things to do in:

1. Explore Presque Isle State Park with 7 miles of beaches, swimming, boating, hiking, biking, birding, and fishing.

2.Taste and tour wineries one of 24 wineries at Lake Erie Wine Country along the Great Lakes Seaway Trail, an America’s Byway

3. Learn about Erie’s rich maritime heritage at the Erie Maritime Museum featuring the U.S. Brig, a reconstructed battleship that defeated the British in the War of 1812.

4. Enjoy summer all year round at Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort.

5.Stop and Smell the roses at Goodell Gardens & Homestead’s botanical garden and arboretum in Edinboro.

6.Take a walk on the wild side at the Erie Zoo and Botanical Gardens.

Major cities:


Route 6 Heritage Communities:


Union City



VisitErie – link to

208 East Bayfront Parkway, Suite 103

Erie PA 16501