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Best things to do in Erie

Zoo
“If you visit Erie, you must visit this amazing zoo. It is compact and easy to navigate with amazing animal displays. You won't be disappointed!”
9local recommendations
Art Gallery
“Free on Wednesdays, this art museum has a lot to offer the region. With afternoon art breaks of live music, to amazing events and gallery nights.”
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“This is a great bar-restaurant that has been in business over 40 years. Nightly food and drink specials. A big place with a lively atmosphere. Not a place for children. ”
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Restaurant
“Great menu selection offering gluten free and vegetarian friendly items. A local favorite!”
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Cafe
“The go to place for organic and vegan. They have a cafe with some awesome wraps and sandwiches. Really good fresh juice and smoothies. Organic make up, health products.”
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Museum
“A very comprehensive collection of maritime artifacts and exhibits including the US Brig Niagra.”
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Brewery
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“Best local IPA around - the Dulachan is one of the best IPAs, if you like IPA”
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Bar
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“FABULOUS start to finish Michael the owner will be there to make it one of the best dining experiences in ERIE PA delightful”
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Art Gallery
“Find the best in local and regional art here. Independently owned and operated by friendly, knowledgeable staff - this is one of our favorites!”
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Restaurant
“Cloud 9 isn't just a wine bar, they also have a great menu. The chef, Bertrand, is French and serves up some casual options like poutine and pizzas. They have wine on tap and great happy hour prices!”
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Bar
“They have 50 beers on tap and great food to boot. Outdoor seating in summertime. ”
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Bar
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“If you're looking for a fancy place to go out, this is a great spot. Known for their art of food, you can find wonderful dishes and cocktails that are uniquely crafted.”
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Restaurant
“Best brunch in Erie!! The place is sunny and the service is really friendly.”
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Bar
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“Iconic erie architecture- the old train station. Good food and artisan beer.”
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Route
“1030 West Bayfront Parkway & State St, Take a stroll on the dock, climb the tower to catch a fantastic view of Presque Isle, Lake Erie & parts of downtown. Take a ride on the Ferry around the bay, take a dinner cruise on the Victorian Princess (enjoy a brunch, lunch, dinner or take a happy hour cruise) or fish off the dock.”
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“Our beautiful Peninsula. The best kept 8th wonder secret and place in the world!”
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