Bayfront Convention Center, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Bayfront Convention Center is a 120,000 square feet convention center complex. It is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. The Center is designed to accommodate large crowd and along with its location, it is a tourist attraction. It has views of the Presque Isle Bay. The Center has two divisions: the 28,800-square-foot Great Hall of 4,500 seating capacity, and the Grand Ballroom that measured 13,500-square-foot. It has also two attached hotels; the Sheraton and Courtyard by Marriott which are suited to accommodate visitors. The Associated General Contractors of America awarded the 2008 Build America Award for the construction of the Convention Center.
Bayfront Convention Center is a tourist attraction. Cambridge Spring is one of the closest boroughs from Erie with lakes, museum, and heritage center. The excellent hotels tourists can stay while visiting the Convention Centre are located in Erie. The Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel is a modern waterfront hotel designed for comfortable stay. It has amenities like conference facilities, banquet room, pool, fitness center and bar. Another modern hotel tourists can stay is the Courtyard by Marriott Erie Bayfront that offers views of the Lake Erie and Presque Isle State Park. Erie has a long list of area attractions, one of which is the Erie Zoo. It houses more than 400 animals and more than 600 species of plants. It has also playground and ice-skating rink. Another attraction tourists need to consider visiting is the Bicentennial Tower. It is an observation tower that offers beautiful views of downtown Erie, Lake Erie and Presque Isle State Park.