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10 Great Hikes East Of The Mississippi

If you’re looking for a picturesque hike, many praise the long and arduous trails of the West. But there are also plenty of breathtaking hiking destinations east of the Mississippi, and some of them may be in your own backyard. The combination of fresh air, exercise, and beautiful scenery can offer benefits for both the mind and body. That can help a lot after a...

811: The Number To Call Before Digging

Whether you’re planting a garden, installing a mailbox, or hiring a contractor for a more complex job, it’s important to call 811 before digging in your yard. Why? Calling 811 will get your underground utility lines marked and your project off to a safe start. Utility services such as cable TV, telephone, electric, gas, water, and sewer are often buried underground. Unintentionally striking one of...

9 Tips For Planning The Perfect Hiking Trip

Whether you’re looking to take a break from the stress of everyday life, or just immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, taking a hike could be the solution. If you’ve never hiked before, don’t let that deter you. One of the best things about hiking is there’s no experience or expensive gear required to get started. All you need is some time, a sense...

6 Things You Didn’t Know Your ERIE Auto Policy Could Cover

The next time you look over your ERIE auto insurance policy, look for the “Xs” throughout the margins. These are all the “Xtra Protection Features” that are automatically included with your ERIE auto policy. 6 ERIE Auto Policy “Xtras” You Might Not Know You Have Here are just a few of the things you’re covered for (and always have been): Road Trip: Whether you’re headed across the state...

Introducing The “Erie Agents Giving Back” Project

Unprecedented. Over the past few months, it’s a word that has become a part of our everyday vocabulary. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on feelings of uncertainty, frustration, exhaustion, and even fear. Despite these unprecedented times, humanity and kindness continue to endure and people have stepped up in extraordinary ways to help those in need. At Erie Insurance, we’ve been committed to the Golden Rule...

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