Rest Day 5 in Erie, PA – A Day by the Lake

You are now eight days from the Atlantic Ocean and Lake Erie is just what you need!  With four rest days and thirty-five riding days behind you it’s time to kick off your (bike) shoes and do something different for a day. How about the beach or a boat ride….OR, a boat ride to the beach? Enjoy yourself in amazing surroundings with great food and the smell of the ocean.  Yes, that’s true, Lake Erie is so big is smells exactly like the ocean.

Presque Isle State Park is a boat ride, or a bike ride away from the hotel.  There’s something refreshing about time spent on the water or feeling sand between your toes.

Fun attractions in Erie on the waterfront

Boat Tours are another popular way to enjoy the lake.

Do you need to just relax and ponder what you’ve accomplished so far?  Is it hard to believe the adventure is almost over and there are just a few more days to go? If so, you’re in the right place to do just that.  Take in the view, walk along the water, eat good food.

From wikipedia.org
Lake Erie is the fourth-largest lake of the five Great Lakes in North America, and the thirteenth-largest globally if measured in terms of surface area. Wikipedia
Area: 9,940 mi²
Max. depth: 210 ft (64 m)
Location: North America
Did you know: Lake Erie is the fifth-largest lake in the US by volume.wikipedia.org
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