Monroe Travel Guide
Welcome to Monroe, LA!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Monroe, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Monroe, Louisiana, U.S.A.
Nestled on the banks of the Ouachita River in northern Louisiana, Monroe offers a range of attractions sure to keep visitors busy. Perhaps the most interesting is the Biedenharn Home and Museum, the historic 1913 home of Coca-Cola founder Joe Biedenharn. Arts enthusiasts will not want to miss the Masur Museum of Art, which showcases over 250 pieces, including paintings, prints, graphics, photographs and sculptures. Open to the public for fishing, wildlife observation and boating, the Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge covers 4,500 acres and houses a variety of waterfowl, wading birds, neotropical migrants, reptiles and game fish. For families seeking educational activities, the Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum offers a range of hands-on exhibits, including a kids' cafe, a health center and a gravity wall. No matter what season, there is always something in bloom at Elsong Gardens, a botanical park replete with colorful flora.
Founded in 1923, the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo covers 60 acres and features over 500 animals.
Hotels & Motels
In addition to standard amenities, connecting rooms, an outdoor pool and cable television are offered at the Hampton Inn Monroe.