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Thread: ERIE PA, Places to see

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Floydada, Tx

    ERIE PA, Places to see

    The wife told me see and the kids are going saturday moring and will be gone till Monday. I would like to go but unsure of what to do done there all day, plus I am not thrilled about the short notice( she told me this at 11:30 tonight. Any recommendations?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    You could hit the Fair:

    Aug 24 - 30
    Erie County Fair

    various times
    Erie County Fair grounds Wattsburg, PA
    Erie County's oldest and largest fair. Top entertainers, amusement rides, tractor pulls, and family friendly fun.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    RETIRED(!) in Austintown, Ohio
    Presque Isle State Park is close by, and makes for an interesting day. There's also a restored sailing ship museum that ought to be interesting.
    Jim D.
    Adapt, Improvise, Overcome!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Inside the Beltway

    I was going to make fun of Erie, as people in western Pa are wont to do, but it's like shooting fish in a barrel.

    I swear, I'm just cutting and pasting:

    "Known for its lake effect snow, Erie is in the heart of the rust belt and has begun to focus on tourism as a driving force in its economy."

    They *do* have a casino there...

    But seriously, try this:


    Last edited by Bill Lantry; 08-22-2008 at 12:24 PM.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    new york city burbs
    you can always drive over to jamestown ny and visit the lucille ball museum.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Floydada, Tx
    Thanks anyhow. The wife and kids went without me. In a way it is better. I can get more done without anyone here. That and my back does not do well on long rides.

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