With some terrific road trip options available in the surrounding area, renting a car makes good sense. Without one, it’d be much harder to explore all that Monroe, 40 miles away, has to offer. Soak up the sights beginning with Pecanland Mall, Duck Commander and Antique Alley. Located 45 miles away, Greenville is another popular choice. If you drop by, don’t miss Trop Casino Greenville, Harlow’s Casino and Lake Ferguson.