Erie is a city located in Pennsylvania, named after Lake Erie. It is often nicknamed “The Bay City”, “The Lake City”, “The Flagship City” and “The Gem City”. Erie is the halfway point between Buffalo and Cleveland. Erie, PA is the fourth largest city in Pennsylvania, and is the largest city in the Northwestern region of Pennsylvania. Erie is visited by millions of people during the summer months for the recreation it offers.
Erie, PA offers a climate typical of the Great Lake regions. The city of Erie experiences snow, ice, rain, fog and thunderstorms. It is located in the snow belt that stretches across several cities and is listed as one of the snowiest places in the United States.