We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lake Erie

Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: PA
Website
Improve this listing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 9 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
A nice weekender!

A nice place to get away from typical city living! Early spring and fall, once the kiddos have gone back to school, make for great uncrowded beach time on Presque Isle. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 23, 2015
Amy M
,
West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

9 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

A nice place to get away from typical city living! Early spring and fall, once the kiddos have gone back to school, make for great uncrowded beach time on Presque Isle. The beaches are a bit crowded and littered during peak summer hours. Last tim I visited was a warm April day and the beach was practically ours all day.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Amy M
Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Presque Isle is a wonderful place to spend the day! Nice Sandy Beach, beautiful Sunsets. Lots of stores and shops before you head into the beach. Also nice bike trails, walking paths, bike rentals. Great for picnics and those who like to swim. Also a playground for the kids. There is A light house you can look at.Nice place to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Dawna7
Hyderabad, India
Level Contributor
509 reviews
347 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 852 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

After our spectacular visit of Niagara Falls, we visited Erie city and the sparkling lake.it is a lovely place which we all liked and spent some time at the lake, admiring the beauty of the Lake. The climate of Erie is typical of the Great Lakes. Erie is located in the snow belt that stretches from Cleveland to Syracuse and... More 

Helpful?
Thank KASIRAO5646
Ocean City, Maryland
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We visited Lake Erie on our way home from Niagra Falls. It's such a beautiful place. It was very clean and peaceful. We enjoyed visiting the lighthouse and going to the top of it. The beaches are nice. We had a wonderful time.

Helpful?
1 Thank 28Traveler7777
Level Contributor
21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

The water felt wonderful and the lifeguards were good at keeping an eye on the people within the marked play area in the water. The place was quite clean overall, and if you ask me, a great place to make new friends! We had an excellent time!

Helpful?
Thank bluepep
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Level Contributor
104 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Lake Erie was kind of frozen when I went this Feb-13 - hence could not indulge in any activities - however its a great lake and is very very big..its a very calm river and very beautiful...

Helpful?
Thank Amrut A
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012 via mobile

As a child my family spent nearly every weekend at Pymatuning. My dad and my uncles would come to Erie during the day while us kids fished or swam in Pymatuning. We were never allowed to come to Erie with dad because we were to small. Coming here now....it's amazing. The views...wildlife...just everything. My dog loves going to the marina... More 

Helpful?
Thank mikaylasmum
Everywere
Level Contributor
54 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

Lake Erie, great fishing and fun, This is were i was raised,i spent almost every day at or near lake erie and its tributary streams, Steele Head (big lake run rainbow trout) fishing is the best Nov-Mar, and Walleye/perch/bass/crapie/ in the summer months is outstanding,also the boating/hiking/picture taking/picnicing is also outstanding, a great place for all ! Eddie

Helpful?
1 Thank KOTCBodyGuard

Travelers who viewed Lake Erie also viewed

 

Been to Lake Erie? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lake Erie staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?