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Presque Isle State Park

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Address: 1 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505
Phone Number: (814) 833-7424
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Beautiful

Never new Lake Erie was so beautiful. We will for sure spend more time here next visit. Would have liked to had more time to rent a bike and ride around or lay on the beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Oregon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Never new Lake Erie was so beautiful. We will for sure spend more time here next visit. Would have liked to had more time to rent a bike and ride around or lay on the beautiful sand beach.

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Hollsopple, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is just quite the gem. I love going to the beach when I visit Erie! Although it was too cold for me to go in the water, there were a couple of teenagers swimming.

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Reinholds, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Wanted to correct something from my previous review. We did pay a $5/per person donation to take the lighthouse tour. We were told the donation will go toward restoration of the lighthouse to be started as soon as enough funds are raised. In my opinion it was certainly worth the $5.

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Bolton, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We stopped here Memorial Day and took a 2.5 mile walk along a paved path with beautiful views. Highly recommended. Bike and boat rentals.

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I've been to beaches all over the East Coast, but Lake Erie is unique and one of my favorite. I don't know where other reviewers are getting polluted and nitpicking lifeguards. I didn't see that when we were there. Lake Erie does not have many waves, and I like that. It's peaceful. We brought our leftovers on the beach, had... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The closest thing to a real beach in Pa. We went in June and it wasn't crowded at all. The area is very nice and the kids had lots of fun there.

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Hopwood, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Beautiful area. Perfect for strolling on the beach or just sitting back and capturing the beauty of Presqu Isle.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Presque Isle is a beautiful place to visit any time of year. Natural beauty and tranquility abounds.

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Mifflintown, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The only freshwater beach of its kind in PA. many sandy beaches to choose from, miles of trails to explore, many places to picnic and not too far from many nice places to eat and sleep. Being a birder makes me want to visit this area as often as I can.

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Dellroy, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A great spot for a family vacation. Took our daughters there years ago and still enjoy returning there every chance we get. There is a ton of stuff to do, you can even camp on the beach next to Presque Isle.

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