Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Show moreless regions

We're sorry, the exact location of this region is not in our database, so we are instead showing you the location of the nearest city .

Map view

This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Great Lakes reviews

  • Sunset Beach in August 2014

    "We had a wonderful relaxing time staying here. Convenient location to the things we wanted to do. House could use some TLC and a good cleaning inside and out and spraying for spiders but that didn't really bother our enjoyment of being there. Enjoyed skipping and painting rocks and sitting by an evening fire. Watching the geese come in the evening and leave in the morning was an enjoyable event also."
    Guest: Debi B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 24, 2014
    View listing
  • A nice place close to Meadville!

    "We travel back to Meadville every year or two to visit with family. We used to have to stay in Conneaut Lake if we wanted a house on a lake with fishing, but now we have found this gem just minutes outside Meadville! Great 3 bedroom with fishing lake, swimming pool, and central AC. Michele is a great owner that is easy to deal with, politely calling before arrival and before departure to make sure we were comfortable and happy. The rental has a nice sized yard with lake front fishing and a great fire pit. The home was clean and comfortable, with a nice assortment of games and movies for rainy days. The neighborhood is very quiet, with easy access to Route 19 and Route 322. We will definitely stay here again when we go back to visit with family."
    Guest: Chrissy Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 3, 2014
    View listing
  • Just Wonderful!

    "We stayed here last year and loved it so much we came back again this year! The house is right on the lake (beautiful sunsets) and the sound of the water at all hours is totally relaxing. The house is very well stocked with everything you could possible need. Don't forget to bring sheets and towels, but there are plenty of pots and pans, dishes, mugs, etc. The sunporch is wonderful for sitting, reading, jig saw puzzles, or just watching the water. The deck is a great place for that early morning coffee. The lake is RIGHT THERE if you are up for water activities. The sand and beaches of Presque Isle are just a couple miles down the road. Presque isle has wonderful walking/biking paths and a couple of us were feeling energetic, so we rented one of those bicycles with the full seat and canapy overhead. We spent as much time laughing as we did peddling. Erie, proper, is just a few miles away with plenty of things to do. We went to the zoo and the Station Dinner Theater; did some shopping, some sightseeing, some just hanging out. So, if you want a house right on the lake that is just WONDERFUL... this is the place for you!"
    Guest: Ginny S. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 25, 2014
    View listing
  • great weekend!

    "We had the most relaxing and fun weekend at Lynnes Cottage in Lake Erie! The place was awesome! It had everything we needed! We will definitely go back next time we are coming to lake erie!"
    Guest: mreed Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 21, 2014
    View listing

Great Lakes Travel Tips

The Great Advantages of Great Lakes Vacation Rentals

The Great Lakes area is in the northwest corner of the state of Pennsylvania, bordering Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes. This friendly area has plenty of rich and diverse attractions. As well as the usual lake activities, the area has extensive vineyards and wine-making can be seen (and sampled!) throughout the area. With sandy beaches, quaint towns and world-famous attractions, the area packs a great deal of fun into a compact region.

The state park at Presque Isle is renowned for its sparking clear waters and offers miles of sandy beaches and hiking trails. Lake Erie attracts many anglers and an estimated 1.5 million fish are caught in the lake each year. It is also an ideal location for families with sandy beaches, swimming, boating, and many trails.

The Great Lakes area is popular with families of all ages and Great Lakes vacation homes are the ideal places to relax. With no rules, other than to do as you please, a vacation home offers plenty of space and flexibility at a very affordable price. Many vacation homes have great views of this lovely unspoiled area and are within easy walking distance of fishing streams or the lake itself. Comfortably furnished and fully equipped, lake homes offer perfect accommodations for couples, groups and families.

Things to Do at Great Lakes Lake Houses

Fishing is the top activity in the Great Lakes area. There are seasonal bass, steelhead, perch, walleye and trout just waiting for the bait. Quiet beaches and pristine waters at Presque Isle State Park are ideal for walking, swimming, boating or looking for beach glass. It is also a bird-watcher’s paradise with many endangered and rare species inhabiting the varied habitats. More lively entertainment can be found at the Waldameer Amusement and Water Park which has 75 rides including the award-winning Ravine Flyer roller coaster. Great Lakes is also a great area for shopping, as clothing is exempt from sales tax.

Getting to Your Great Lakes Lodging

The nearest major airport to Erie, PA is the Erie International Airport which is just six miles from Erie itself. Your Great Lakes vacation usually requires a car so either pick up a rental car from the airport, or consider taking a leisurely drive to Erie along some of the scenic highways in this area.

Places to Visit Around Great Lakes, Pennsylvania

The main communities in the Great Lakes area are Erie itself, Conneaut Lake and North East with its beachfront location. Lake Erie itself is one of the main attractions in the Great Lakes area. For history lovers, the Lake Erie Maritime Museum recalls the local involvement in the War of 1812. The reconstruction of the U.S. Brig “Niagara” is docked in the port during the summer and gives interesting tours. The downtown bayfront area has been redeveloped around the Bicentennial Tower and Dobbins Landing.

The quaint town of North East is the heart of the wine-growing district. It also has many unique shops and restaurants and is a great place to visit.

Vacation rentals in the Great Lakes area are also within easy reach of Niagara Falls which is one of the natural wonders of the world and makes for a memorable day out.

The Weather at Great Lakes, PA

The Great Lakes area of Pennsylvania is affected by its close proximity to Lake Erie. During the winter, it is very cold with lake-effect snowstorms. However, the summer months are beautifully warm and sunny with temperatures in the 70s Fahrenheit. July is the warmest month when average daily highs are 80 F (26 C). Rainfall is fairly even spread throughout the year with a total of 42 inches.

Sponsored Advertisement