About Erie

Let's have a look around into background of Erie

County: Erie County
State: Pennsylvania
Country: United States
Latitude:  42.1291667
Longitude: -80.0852778
Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Erie

Climate: Warm Summer Continental Climate
Best Time to Visit: June to August


Erie is a city in and the county seat of Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States. Named for the lake and the Native American tribe that resided along its southern shore, Erie is the fourth-largest city in Pennsylvania, as well as the largest city in Northwestern Pennsylvania. The estimated population in 2016 was 100,055.

Distance from Erie center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Erie International Airport (ERI / KERI). This airport has domestic flights. Another major airport is Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport (JHW / KJHW), which has domestic flights from Jamestown, New York.
Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km
Driving Time: 13 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

Airport: Erie International Airport
Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines and  Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars: 

Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

  • For Hotels:

Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25

  • Valet Parking: 

Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Conneaut,
  • Meadville,
  • Ashtabula



Meadville is a city in the US state of Pennsylvania. Meadville has a total population of 12,964 (2016 Census).

  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to November
Tourist Attractions
  • PennDOT Road Sign Sculpture Garden
  • Johnson-Shaw Stereoscopic
  • Baldwin Reynolds House

Emergency Contact Numbers in Erie city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad: 1800 872 7245
Airport: +1 814-833-4258 (Erie International Airport)
Hospital: +1 814-452-5000 (Saint Vincent Health System)


Candlelight Ghost Walks
Harley-Davidson of Erie Bikefest
Beer on the Bay

Tourist Attractions

Presque Isle State Park
Lake Erie
Waldameer Park

Theatre & Concerts

Warner Theatre
TREC Big Green Screen Theater
Erie Playhouse

Visit Top Restaurants in Erie

Mi Scuzi
Bayfront Grille
1201 Kitchen

Top Shopping Centers in Erie

Millcreek Mall
West Erie Plaza
Ralph Miller Jewelers & Gallery

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Erie Maritime Museum
Bayfront Gallery
Hagen History Center

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Fritters – Shoreline Bar and Grille
Filet Mignon – LBV Steak & Pasta
Hot Dog – Lucky Louie’s Beer And Wieners

Sports Club

Yoga Erie – Yoga
Yoga Haven – Yoga
Satya Yoga Center – Yoga

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 4.50
Taxi: $ 4.00 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,033.33 
Cheap meal: $ 13.00
Gasoline: $ 0.64 / litre
3 course meal: $ 48.50