Hack your visit with things to do in Erie


Experience the fun and interesting things to do in Erie from the Marina District. Close to downtown, our hotel is attached to the Erie Convention Center for business or social events as well as near Presque Isle State Park where nature abounds.

On-Site Attractions
Larger gym with treadmills, bikes, sets of weights, and inspirational messages on the walls.

Sheraton Erie Bayfront Fitness Center

Keep up with your exercise routine by visiting our fitness center with beautiful bay views

Indoor pool with high windows overlooking the bay.


Indoor Pool

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-10:00 PM


Towels provided



Whirlpool open year round

Lobby Level

Family and Children's Activities

ExpERIEnce Children's Museum

Vibrant, hands-on center with various educational exhibits for kids, plus event space for birthdays.

Fee: 8.00 USD


Erie Zoo & Botanical Gardens

The zoo has more than 400 animals, while the botanical gardens and greenhouse have over 600 species of plants from around the world.

Fee: 9.00 USD


Waldameer & Water World

Give your family all the fun and excitement of more than 100 great rides, slides, and attractions at Waldameer.

Fee: 41.50 USD

Bayfront Connector Trail

The Bayfront Bikeway / multiuse path / Bayfront Connector Trail is approximately 9 miles long and runs from Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park to Penn State Behrend’s campus, which is located just outside the City of Erie.

Bicentennial Tower

The Bicentennial Tower is an observation tower and features panoramic views of Lake Erie, Presque Isle State Park, and downtown Erie. The tower was built to signify the city's bicentennial year 1996. It is 187 feet tall and has 2 observation decks. Fee: 5.00 USD

Erie Maritime Museum

Erie Maritime Museum is a maritime museum located on Presque Isle Bay which rests on the waterfront in downtown Erie, Pennsylvania. Fee: 10.00 USD

Area Sightseeing
The "Original" Food Tour

Downtown Erie, PA Erie Food Tours Phone: +1 814-572-1407

Taste of Wine County

Lake Erie shoreline from PA to NY Lake Erie Wine Country Phone: +1 877-326-6561

Courtyard Winery

North East Wine Country Monica Mazur Phone: +1 814-725-0236

More Activities

Biking trail (2 miles)

Boating (0.5 miles)

Bowling (2.7 miles)

Fly-fishing (1 mile)

Hiking (2 miles)

Jet-skiing (0.5 miles)

Kayaking (0.5 miles)

Mountain biking, trail (2 miles)

Sailing (0.5 miles)

Snow skiing (22.8 miles)

Tennis (4.7 miles)

Tennis (9.3 miles)

Volleyball (2 miles)

Water-skiing (0.5 miles)

Nature preserve, trail (6.9 miles)

Surfing (0.5 miles)

Bike Rentals (2 miles)

Swimming Nearby
Presque Isle State Park


Shades Beach Park


Freeport Beach

16.2 MILES

Spa Nearby
Ambridge Rose Spa & Salon

Hours: Mon - Thu: 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Fri: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Sat: 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Phone:+1 814-836-9898

Services, Treatments and Amenities

Body scrub

Body wrap


Makeup Services




Coventina Day Spa

Hours: Mon - Fri: 09:00 AM - 08:00 PM, 

Sat & Sun: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Phone:+1 814-796-9038

Services, Treatments and Amenities

Body scrub

Body wrap


Makeup Services




Panache Salon & Spa

Hours: Mon & Fri: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Tue - Thu: 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Sat: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Phone:+1 814-838-3333

Services, Treatments and Amenities

Body scrub

Body wrap


Makeup Services




Local Area Transportation

Please note, we have been informed that the availability of Uber/Lyft is very limited in Erie especially later into the evening/night. Hansen's Errand Service requires prearranged rides and their hours of operations vary. Please call Hansen's at +1 814-455-1960 for more information.