Discover North East

Tucked away in the northwestern corner of Pennsylvania, hugging the shores of Lake Erie, North East has a lot to offer those who care to venture off the beaten path - beautiful beaches, knock-out sunsets, a charming Main Street and, oh yeah, lots of wineries! So whether you are looking to spend the day, the week or - who knows? - a lifetime, North East has something for you!

Places of Interest 

Lake Erie Wine Country
North East makes up the western side of Lake Erie Wine Country. The wineries produce an abundant and diverse list of wines from very dry to sweet. Tasting and tours are available. 

Public Art Murals & Community Rain Barrels
Part of North East's charm comes from three murals painted on the sides of buildings in downtown for all to enjoy. Artistry and environment come together in the 9 "Don't Give Up the Drip" rain barrels on display throughout North East. 

North East Marina
Owned by the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission, the marina has 220 dock slips, a tackle shop, full marine services, both inside and outside summer and winter storage, 4  launch ramps and a restaurant. 

Hiking, Nature Trails, and Beaches

North East's public parks and open spaces provide runners, hikers, and nature lovers with trails and paths to explore. From trails along Lake Erie, to sandy beaches and a winding walk through the historic downtown, there's plenty of places to play. 

McCord Memorial Library
Internet access and WiFi. Books, magazines, books on CD, tape, and DVD, and video movies. Children's Library plus events and speakers. 

North East Historical Center
Explore North East's rich history. Located on the first floor of the North East Cultural Center. 

Lake Shore Railway Historical Museum
Explore historic locomotives, artifacts and equipment pertinent to America's railroad heritage. The museum provides a family-safe and rail-fan safe setting. 

Grape Country Marketplace
Pursue a collection of Welch's memorabilia and historical information. Experience many of North East's finest local products and browse a wide selection of local artists, artisans and authors work.

Hornby School Museum
A great field trip to schools, scouts or seniors, Victorian era common school restored to its 1875 version. 

Arboretum at North East Cemetery
Take a self-guided tour throughout the North East Cemetery and view over 50 species of trees.