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Address: State Street, on Dobbins Landing, Erie, PA
Phone Number: +1 814-455-6055
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GREAT VIEW of the AREA

An elevator takes you up 3 stories where you get a panoramic view of the lake & surrounding area (downtown Erie) . Don't miss the "Great Lakes" sunken ships maps that are on the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
jaypluskaren
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Lancaster, California
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Massillon, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The $4 ride (cash only!) to the top is well worth it. Beautiful views. Just be careful on a windy day! It's even windier up top!

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Lancaster, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

An elevator takes you up 3 stories where you get a panoramic view of the lake & surrounding area (downtown Erie) . Don't miss the "Great Lakes" sunken ships maps that are on the top floor in the elevator area.

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Pennysylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Views were phenomenal! Well worth the $4 for the breathtaking views of Lake Erie at the top of the tower.

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Thank 8croos8
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I love climbing the stairs to see the gorgeous views of Lake Erie! There is also an elevator if you dont want to take the stairs. But for my money $4, is a steal for the views you get to experience. Also at the top there are little posts with history snippets so you can read about the area while... More 

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Moultrie, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I made visit to Erie during the Tall Ships Festival. Great view of the Tall Ships and the bay from the top of tower. I took several nice pictures from top of tower. Great view!

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

$4 admission, quite inexpensive. Windy, but offers a great view of the area. Gorgeous weather for the view. There is an elevator that takes you up if you don't want to hike up the stairs.

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1 Thank g33kandchic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We went over Labor Day weekend. The view was breathtaking and surprisingly not too busy.We didn`t have to pay anything because the first Sunday of every month(excluding holidays) is free.

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a nice place to go not much to do there but it was right by our hotel and it was a nice walk out ,has some little snack bar inside or you can climb all the way to the top if you wish

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The tower can be climbed and the view is worth it! Lots of stairs and take water with you on a hot day.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Neat tower with nice views from deck. Downside is that parking is extremely difficult to find. Spectacular place to view Erie sunsets without having to drive to Presque isle.

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