Port Erie Bicentennial Tower, Erie

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The Bicentennial Tower is an observation tower located in Erie, Pennsylvania 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 tall and has 2 observation decks. It's located at the end of State Street on Dobbins Landing.
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  • We climbed the tower the other day and just loved the views. Nice little gift shop also. It was built for the 2000 centennial and I think it is a real asset to Erie.  more »
  • Its very nice beautiful view. Clean and smells okay. The only bad thing is if you have a big truck it hard to turn around. Gret fishing around the DOCK  more »
  • Great views of the Bay in Erie. It was a little windy the day I was there but it was still a magnificent view. The first Sunday of every month they allow you to go up for not cost.  more »
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  • Fantastic view of Presque Isle Bay and Island. If using elevator it is $7.00 person and children under two are free. If using elevator go all the way to the top, if you get off on the second floor you will have to take the steps down. Able to get some great pictures of the view from the top of the tower.
  • Going to the top of the tower is a must! Gives a great view of the city and surrounding area, and is cheap to go up!
  • Very nice place for a stop off from I-90; or for a pleasant relaxing couple of hours in Erie PA. The pier is easy to access and parking is pretty good too. There is a nice iced cream tore there under the tower; and boat rides are offered all day long. Nice views of the lake.
  • The Bicentennial Tower gives a commanding overall view of the pride and joy of Erie. Enjoy the view and take in all it has to offer.
  • Went to walk around the tower & the bay yesterday at sunset allot of people & good sights.

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Where to stay in Erie

Lake resorts offering comfortable accommodations and access to the water stand along the shores. For more intimate lodgings, consider a bed and breakfast or inn in the town center, with easy access to the lake. Chain hotels are affordable and convenient, while nature lovers may enjoy the campgrounds on the outskirts of the city.
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