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Recent Great Lakes reviews

  • Peaceful and beautiful views abound!

    "What a fantastic place for a mom's getaway! Relaxing atmosphere with beautiful views everywhere!! The property manager was very accommodating and helpful both prior to our stay and during. We look forward to making this an annual event. Most of us even talked about taking our children here for a nice summer mini vacation."
    Guest: DeniseG Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 13, 2015
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  • Fall Get Away

    "Visiting Erie in the fall has become an annual trip for our family. This property was awesome for our stay this year. The location suited us perfectly as it is close to fishing spots, many wineries and horseback riding. We even had the opportunity to watch grapes being harvested in a vineyard by the house. The house was very clean and provided a feel of home. We found everything we needed to prepare meals. There were some chilly evenings during our stay, and we loved relaxing in front of the fireplace while looking at the beautiful lake view. One of my favorite pastimes while in Northeast is looking for beach glass, and the nice path to the beach made it easy for me to make many trips to the edge of the water to search for "treasure". Manager and owner were both excellent to work with while completing the rental and during the stay. I would highly recommend this property."
    Guest: Lorie T. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 1, 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 place

    "We have rented places in Conneaut Lake before, and it is hard to find a nice place to relax that is clean and has plenty of amenities. This place was great, and the owner is very accommodating. We have a 2 year old, and we were extremely happy with how family friendly and clean the place was. The updates make the place feel very warm and comfortable, and the screened in porch is great to contain curious toddlers while you admire the lake. I would certainly recommend this place and look to rent again in the future."
    Guest: Dan Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 11, 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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