Clarion Inn & Suites and Conference Center
1051 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr
Monroe, LA 71203
Phone: (318) 387-5100
Fax: (318) 329-9126
Northeast Louisiana State Office Building is a government building that a lovely facade, including columns.
To go back in time and witness the war history of the country, visit this enchanting museum. There are a plethora of artifacts and exhibits that give tremendous insight into several wars and its facets. You can also stumble upon some military aircrafts from that era here. The layout is neat and organized and entry is free.
The Cooley House is now a house of historic importance and once was the residence of Captain Cooley. Designed by the famous architect Walter Burley Griffin, this place is listed in the National Register of Historic Place. This house is a must visit for history buffs and architecture enthusiasts.
Belonging to the Masur family, this historic home has been converted into a visual arts gallery, that is the largest in the northeast region of Louisiana. Part of its permanent collection includes some classic works of art by masters like Renoir, Dali, Rodin and even Picasso, among many others.
Spread over 80 acres (32 hectares), the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo is home to animals from many parts of the world. Open daily, the zoo includes many interesting exhibits like the Hall of Small, an insect display; Reptile House, housing lizards and snakes; Creatures of the Night, displaying nocturnal animals. The Bayou Safari takes visitors on a boat ride to see animals not visible otherwise. Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo also includes a greenhouse.
The Biedenharn Museum and Gardens was built in 1913 and is a splendid botanical garden. It is located besides the Ouachita River. The museum was built as a private home by Joseph A. Biedenharn who also holds the credit of bottling the first Coca Cola bottle in 1894. The property also houses a Coca Cola museum and other exhibits. The museum and garden are open for tourists throughout the week.
Spread over an area of 53 acres (22 hectares) is the charming Forsythe Park located in Monroe. The park has several tennis courts, softball and soccer fields in its compound. A 9-hole golf course is also a park of this lovely park. You can let your kids enjoy in the play area and you can also come here for a serene picnic lunch.
The Links at Muny is the perfect golf course for a quick game at a lower cost. This 9-hole range is located within Forsythe Park. Classes are also available for those interested.
Located within the lush Chennault Park, this 208 acre (84.17 hectares) golf course provides a great game of golf for players of varying levels of practice. Enjoy the green vista and the fresh air as you play, at this scenic golf course.
The renowned First United Methodist Church is a stellar Church site in West Monroe, Louisiana. The building is encompassed on a land area of 1.7 acres (0.69 hectares). The historically significant church was constructed in 1920. It successfully exemplifies the Colonial Revival style of architecture. The Sunday morning worship sessions being at 9:00 a and is followed by the Sunday school at 10:00 a. Detailed insights regarding their activities and programs can be checked through their official website.
Made famous due to the "Duck Dynasty" TV series, the Duck Commander is both a store and an attraction. Not only will you find a gift shop full of "Duck Dynasty" items and outdoor gear, you'll also see the location were the reality TV show was filmed about a family business that carried on a generational tradition of duck call crafting. And, of course, a trip here wouldn't be complete without checking out their duck call, the best-selling brand that provided the Robertson family its original claim to fame.
Comprising of 40 bowling lanes, the Bayou Bowl is a great way to spend time with family and friends. For a reasonable price, you can even have two hours of non-stop bowling under psychedelic black lights. The game is on!