Details: North American Sea Glass Festival in Erie, Pa.
Erie, Pa., site of this year's sea glass festival, is about 370 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 270 north to I-70 west. Get on I-76 west to I-79 north to Erie. US Airways, Delta and Northwest have one-stop flights to Erie from BWI Marshall, Continental from BWI and Reagan National. Round-trip fares start at $228.
The North American Sea Glass Association Web site, http:/
Comfort Inn Presque Isle, 3041 W. 12th St., 814-835-4200, http:/
Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel, 55 W. Bay Dr., 814-454-2005, http:/
For dining options in Erie, the sea glass association directs you to http:/
Fourth Annual North American Sea Glass Festival, Bayfront Convention Center, 1 Sassafras Pier. Oct. 17 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Oct. 18 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $5 for the weekend; age 12 and younger free.
Erie Maritime Museum, 150 E. Front St., 814-452-2744, http:/
Presque Isle State Park, Peninsula Drive, 814-833-7424, http:/
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