Bicentennial Tower

The tower is an observation tower located in Erie, known as Bicentennial Tower, Pennsylvania. The tower features panoramic views of Lake Erie, Presque Isle State Park, and downtown Erie. The Bicentennial Tower, Erie, Pennsylvania is 187 feet approximately 57 m tall and has 2 observation decks inside it. The location of the tower is at the end of State Street on Dobbins Landing and the complete address of the tower is 1 State St, Erie, PA 16507. The tower was built in the year 1996 to signify the city's bicentennial year.


Bayfront Convention Center

Bayfront Convention Center is located on the shore of Lake Erie Presque Isle Bay. Here at the shore of the lake, one can catch breathtaking panoramic views with their eye. With a hall, an extension of 28,800 square feet, it has the capacity to adjust 4500 people at a time. In addition, it also has a 13,500-square-foot Grand Ballroom.

Bike Hike and Explore

Visitors visiting the city of Erie can enjoy from May 1-March 15 walleye fishing in the New York waters of Lake Erie. One interesting fact is that one can harvest 6 fish per day with a minimum size of 15 inches. Most visitors perform fishing from a boat but there are very less opportunities to catch fish from the shore area. On the shores of South of Lake Erie, a 253-slip marina is located which is named Lampe Marina. Campers enjoy in total 24 water sites offering rental boats, pedestrian paths, and more.

ErieBank Eight Great Tuesdays Concert Series 

The summer concert series is arranged at the banks of Lake Erie further featuring Erie all-stars kings and bands. All the Tuesday concerts are conducted free of cost and are open to the public without any entry fee. The food and other eatables are provided by the local vendors and beverages are on certain concessions. For this concert first come first serve and easily accessible parking space is available just outside the northernmost park. The golf cart is also the major attraction of this place.


The Bicentennial tower, Erie was built in the year 1996 and has two decks. While standing on the top observation deck which is the top one and is 137 feet above Presque Isle Bay one can see long miles in every direction. The interesting point is that if the day is a clear sunny day one can clearly observe long Point in Ontario, Canada, approximately 27 miles away.

What you Expect

Bicentennial Tower, Erie, Pennsylvania is a nice place 187 feet tall, with a lot of space to walk around, and a large number of restaurants to eat as well as enjoy. Lake Erie gives a nice view of it from the Bicentennial tower while sitting on the picnic tables. Not only this place is an amazing one to gain a lot of knowledge and learn about the history of the city.

Plan your Visit

Planning to visit the city of Erie, Pennsylvania, then The Bicentennial Tower is the perfect place to enjoy, and feel the refreshing air and winds of Lake Erie. One can get glimpses of the whole city, the entire downtown, and the Presque-isle. The entry ticket price to go up in the elevator of the Bicentennial tower is $2 per kid ad $6 per adult. One can get a nice view of the city from this tower.

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