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Recent Great Lakes reviews

  • Wonderful weekend getaway!!!!

    "This was our second stay here and can not wait to book for 2014. The private, quiet location is perfect! As soon as we were off the interstate we could smell the grapes. Our son loves the beach and exploring outside and we enjoyed the wonderful views."
    Guest: Great getaway Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: October 15, 2013
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  • 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
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  • Family Reunion!

    "This is our second return visit to Megan's Lakehouse Cottage to have a family reunion. Just like our first visit, we had a fantastic time. The beds were very comfortable.... The camp fires were very memorable.... The wineries were delicious.... We had a very nice time visiting family & especially enjoyed the addition of the Gazabo! We found that swinging on the Gazabo swing was a great way to enjoy your morning coffee while watching the waves. Thank you so much for sharing your piece of paradise with us again! Much appreciated!"
    Guest: Cathy Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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  • 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
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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.

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