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Coming from California I wasn't prepared for the size of this lake which is more of a land locked ocean. You can't see across it which was mind boggling to me, but then again it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 12, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Coming from California I wasn't prepared for the size of this lake which is more of a land locked ocean. You can't see across it which was mind boggling to me, but then again it is the 2nd largest lake in the US. Nice beaches and rock hunting as well. The water was cold, but ok for my toes.

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West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Ocean City, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles 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...

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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