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Best things to do in Erie

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Zoo
“A great place to take the family! Lots of fun for the little ones. A nice zoo to take the kids large enough to enjoy small enough to walk in a few hours. ”
9 locals recommend
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.”
6 locals recommend
Museum
“A very comprehensive collection of maritime artifacts and exhibits including the US Brig Niagra.”
5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great menu selection offering gluten free and vegetarian friendly items. A local favorite!”
5 locals recommend
Cafe
“Natural and Organic Foods Cooperative grocery store 1341 W 26th St, Erie, PA 16508”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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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. ”
3 locals recommend
Bar
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“The food is great and the beer-garita is delicious! Don’t forget to ask about the old railway tunnels!!”
3 locals recommend
Bar
“They have 50 beers on tap and great food to boot. Outdoor seating in summertime. ”
3 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
2 locals recommend
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!”
3 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Best local IPA around - the Dulachan is one of the best IPAs, if you like IPA”
4 locals recommend
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.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11am to Midnight Friday & Saturday: 11am to 1am Dinners: daily 5 pm to 10 pm (late night menu after 10 pm) Happy Hour is every day 4pm-6pm”
4 locals recommend