Hack your visit with things to do in Erie


Embrace an array of captivating experiences near Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel. Stroll along the picturesque bayfront, explore nearby cultural attractions, or indulge in waterfront dining. Discover the vibrant local scene with eclectic shops and entertainment. Whether it's a leisurely walk by Presque Isle Bay, a visit to the Erie Maritime Museum, or a night out at the nearby theaters, our hotel serves as the perfect gateway to an enriching blend of relaxation and exploration. Let the beauty of Erie surround you as you create lasting memories just steps away from our waterfront haven.

On-Site Attractions
Adult Swim
Reserved for guests 21+ years of age, enjoy extra pool time from 11pm - 2am daily.
Fitness Center

Sheraton Fitness

More workout options. Waterfront views. Continue your workout routine without missing a beat.

Indoor Pool


Indoor Pool

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-11:00 PM


Towels provided



Lobby Level

Towels provided at whirlpool

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: 10.00 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: 12.00 USD


Erie Art Museum

The Museum holds a collection of more than 8,000 objects, with strengths in American ceramics, Tibetan paintings, Indian bronzes, photography, and comic book art.

Fee: 10.00 USD

Bay View Exterior

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

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: 6.00 USD

Marina District

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: 7.00 USD

Area Sightseeing
The "Original" Food Tour

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

Port Farms

A Farm For Family Fun and Seasonal Festivities Waterford, PA Phone: +1 814-796-4500

Courtyard Winery

North East Wine Country 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




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