Waldameer Park & Water World
Waldameer Park and Water World is an amusement / water park in Erie, Pennsylvania located at the base of Presque Isle, and across from the Tom Ridge Environmental Center. The park is admission-free, with a midway, and covered picnic facilities. The roller coasters and other major rides require either the display of a paid wristband or the purchase of individual ride tickets. The water park operates an assortment of water slides and raft rides and is admission by fee only. Waldameer’s operating season runs from May through September.
Pontoon Boat Tours
If you are looking for a tour of the lake and peninsula, there is no better way than by taking a pontoon boat tour. Located at the dock near the East Boat Livery, you can sign up for rides that run at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM at no cost at all! For more information on these tours just call (814) 833-7424.
Presque Isle Downs and Casino
Presque Isle Downs and Casino is a casino and horse racing track complex located south of Erie Pennsylvania. MTR Gaming Group broke ground in October 2005, and the facility was opened February 28, 2007. It contains 2,000 slot machines, and a 1 mile oval track for the horse races. Gaming revenue is split between the operator (45%) and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.