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The crystal clear waters of Lake Erie welcome visitors to Pennsylvania’s only Great Lake Port.  The city is an exciting hub of community progress anchored by the revitalization of Erie’s waterfront.  The Port of Erie is located on the southeast shore of Lake Erie in a natural bay formed and sheltered by Presque Isle Peninsula.  Environmentally sound, the waterfront of Port Erie offers year-round recreation, relaxing natural beauty, and an historical legacy to visitors.

The revitalized waterfront makes Port Erie a favorite for recreational boaters on the Great Lakes. Located city-side on the waterfront is the Bayfront District. The District includes restaurants, shopping, miniature golf, wooden boat building, concerts and other activities.

Port Erie offers charter fishing, riverboat and sail cruises, bus shuttle and water taxi services, marinas, as well as transient boating at public and private venues.

Bayfront District Attractions

Wolverine Transient Marina    

Erie Maritime Museum & U.S. Brig Niagara    

Bicentennial Tower

Lampe Campground

Land Lighthouse

Harborview Miniature Golf

Presque Isle State Park

Port Erie Sports

The Victorian Princess

Presque Isle Boat Tours

The Edward John 

Sloppy Duck Saloon

Rum Runners & The Cove

Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel

The Raymond M. Blasco M.D. Memorial Library

Courtyard Erie Bayfront Hotel

Hampton Inn & Suites Erie Bayfront

For more information on activities in and around Erie, PA, call 1-800-524-3743 or visit