Need a unique place to snap a picture for your Instagram feed? Look no further than Monroe-West Monroe. With unique architecture, beautiful nature, and spunky art, Monroe-West Monroe is full of fun places to snap your latest picture!
The surrounding nature, the wildlife, and the bayou provide for many beautiful scenes to appreciate. Rent a canoe for an up-close picture of nature!
Address: 480 Richland Pl, Monroe
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Rainbows, lightning bolts, hearts, and more! Art Alley’s outside murals create the perfect, fun backdrop for any picture.
Address: Art Alley, Monroe
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Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
Grab a glass bottled Coke for a nickel and snap a picture in the beautiful garden designed by Emy-Lou Biedenharn.
Address: 2000 Riverside Drive, Monroe
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Snap a picture with the historic architecture of Antique Alley or head inside one of the many antique shops for a fun, quirky backdrop!
Address: 100-300 Blocks of Trenton St., West Monroe
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Hidden gems and rustic bridges along their trails make for the perfect outdoor backdrop. Bring your furry friend and take a picture in the dog park!
Address: 820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe
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Unique architecture, city lights, and a river walk! Snap a picture in the heart of Downtown Monroe or head inside one of the local restaurants for a different view! The Eli at Restaurant Cotton has old fashioned décor to make any picture pop or head to Miro’s for a view of the Ouachita River!
Address: 316 S Grand St, Monroe
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Go for the wine, stay for the pictures! Snap a picture in their tasting room or head down to the vineyard for an up-close look at their grapes!
Address: 5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe
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The best views are on the bayou! Take a picture in front of the golden Warhawk or snap a picture by the beautiful Bayou Desiard. Rent a kayak for a different view of the campus!
Address: 700 University Avenue, Monroe
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Show your love for Monroe-West Monroe by snapping a picture of the murals in the Twin Cities! Pro Tip: You can show your love for Coca-Cola products by snapping a picture at the Coca-Cola Mural in Downtown West Monroe!
Addresses: Walnut Street, Monroe & Trenton Street, West Monroe
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The Ouachita River
There are many locations to take in this defining feature of our area. Head to Warehouse No. 1 or Trapp’s for a delicious meal and a perfect river shot or swing by Forysthe Park levee to take in a stunning sunset! Fun Fact: The Ouachita River is listed as one of America’s 10 most beautiful rivers by National Geographic.
Address: 2300 Sycamore St, Monroe
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Visit any of these places to step up your Instagram game, and don’t forget to use the hashtag #DiscoverMWM!
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