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Monroe (Louisiana)

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Monroe [1] is a city in Louisiana.

Get in

By air

American, Continental, Delta, and Northwest serve the Monroe Regional Airport (IATA: MLU) [2] east of the city.

By car

Monroe is located on Interstate 20, about 100 miles east of Shreveport and 75 miles west of Vicksburg.

Get around




  • Pecanland Mall [3] Located near Monroe Regional Airport, and anchored by Belk, Burlington Coat Factory, Dillard's, JCPenney, Sears, and a 10-screen movie theatre.


  • Sage, 1301 N 19th St, 318-410-9400. Decently-priced, tasty meals, with a good wine selection and salad bar.
  • Vieux Carre' Gourmet, 1623 N 18th St, [4]. Gourmet wines, cheeses, bread, fish and steaks. This place looks like a store from outside but has a dining area in back with excellent service and food. This is something really different in Monroe and a good place to stock up on special treats.



  • Comfort Suites Monroe, 1401 Martin Luther King Dr, 318-410-1005 (fax: 318-410-0145), [5].
  • Ramada Monroe, 1601 Martin Luther King Drive (I-20 at Exit 118A), +1 318 323-1600 (fax: +1 318 323-1600), [6]. (32.490902,-92.082870)
  • The Atrium (The Brandy House), 2001 Louisville Ave, 318-326-0641, [7]. Beautiful rooms, particularly the suites. Nice bar. The gym is not currently functional at time of post.
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 310 Thomas Road (I-20 at Exit 114 North Thomas Rd), 318-325-5780, [8]. checkin: 2:00pm; checkout: 11:00am. Air Conditioning, Restaurants Nearby, Smoking and Non-Smoking Rooms, Limited Pets, Outdoor Pool, Cable TV, Free Fax/Copy Service, Truck and Bus Park, Internet Access,Free Breakfast, microwaves and refrigerators, hair dryers, in-room coffee in all rooms


Get out

Routes through Monroe
ShreveportRuston  W noframe E  VicksburgJackson

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