Whether you're looking forward to introducing your family to Pennsylvania's Great Lake, or hoping for an amusing weekend, you've got to take your kids to Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort when you visit Erie, PA. Picked as one of the top 10 indoor water parks by Budget Travel, it's a must for any water park enthusiast. Splash Lagoon is more than just a water park. Here are some of the highlights:
Splash Lagoon Water Park Resort
8091 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
If you've spent anytime in the Erie area, you know that weather is one thing you can count on. Count on it to change unexpectedly and to change your plans. Splash Lagoon is an indoor resort where you and your family can have the time of your lives, even in the rain. With over a dozen different water coves, slides and splash zones, there is something for everyone. The Hurricane is not for the faint of heart. This water slide will take you down at 40 miles an hour into a six-foot pool. You may need a break after this; try the Lazy River. Cruise through the maze being pulled by a gentle river. Your family will enjoy this ride. Remember to watch for the waterfall.
Your tiny ones will love Monkey Shines Island. This large pool is equipped with slides and swings that are just their size. The Tiki Bucket and Tiki Treehouse allow you to play in tons of water. Dump water or be dumped on, you're guaranteed to get wet! You'll be ready to hit the hay at your Erie bed and breakfast after a day at the Lagoon. Prices vary depending on what you do. There are several packages available. Check with the resort online or by phone before making your visit. Gift cards are available.
Presque Isle Downs and Casino
8199 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509
After a day with the kids, you'll probably be ready for some adult time and there's no better place to get it than Presque Isle Downs and Casino. Experience the Saturday Morning Stretch horse racing at the tracks during the spring and summer. Settle inside for some hot casino action. Pick from 48 table games including mini-baccarat, three card poker, craps, roulette and blackjack. If slots are more your passion, you can choose from 2,000 machines. Jackpots have been paid out in amounts over $200,000. Slots are open 24/7.
Presque Isle State Park
301 Peninsula Drive, Suite 1
Erie, PA 16505-2042
A local favorite for decades, Presque Isle State Park will make your visit to an Erie Inn especially memorable. Many visitors enjoy the bird migration patterns which flow through the area. Others come to enjoy the only surf beach in the great state of Pennsylvania. This is the place to go if you're looking forward to fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, skating or biking on your Erie vacation.