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PA Great Lakes Region

Incredible attractions await you!

The PA Great Lakes Region -- Perfect for Fall!

Between Crawford, Erie, Mercer and Venango Counties, the PA Great Lakes Region has abundant historical, cultural and natural attractions for people of all ages to enjoy — and that’s on top of some amazing fall foliage!

Visit one of many museums and attractions open such as the Erie Children’s Museum, Edinboro Botanical Gardens, Erie Art Museum or DeBence Antique Music World.

Take advantage of the region’s best distilleries, breweries and wineries. Go on a tasting tour and discover perfect pairings with local cuisine. For golf lovers, look no further. The PA Great Lakes Region hosts many public and private golf courses to enjoy, featuring medium- to high-end varieties and low green fares.

Even though the weather is getting too cold to swim, you can still enjoy the shorelines of Lake Erie at Presque Isle State Park or any of the region’s other lakes and waterways including the Allegheny River. Explore the great outdoors with hundreds of miles of hiking, biking, birding and secluded stargazing trails throughout the area. Find camping spots for tents, pop-ups and RVs. Or, stay the night in a historic bed & breakfast, inn, cozy cottage or even a stationary caboose train car.

Trek the Oil Region National Heritage Area to learn about “the Valley that Changed the World” as the birthplace of the oil industry.

Take advantage of tax-free clothing and shoes in PA by shopping at Mercer’s Grove City Outlets for up to 65% off designer and name brands. It’s never too early to get a jump on your holiday shopping!