Despite being a small city in the Deep South, Monroe offers visitors a taste of both history and entertainment. Several historical museums are scattered throughout Monroe, including the Louisiana Delta African-American Heritage Museum, the African American Heritage Trail, and the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens. If you are in the city in late June, make sure to check out the Miss Louisiana pageant.
Monroe is also known for some of the most amazing, award-winning restaurants in the entire state. Regardless of what you have a taste for, you will find the perfect restaurant for you. Monroe truly has it all with its attractions, cuisine, and fun atmosphere.