Located deep in the heart of South
Texas at MM1 of Interstate Highway 35, Laredo, Texas is the beginning of the
Lone Star State, and of a travel experience that is American, Texan and Mexican
all in one. This location lends itself to a perfect blend of culture, language,
culinary influences and ambiance that can only be found deep in the heart of
South Texas. This small Spanish Villa was founded in 1755 on the banks of the
Rio Grande. Walk around our historic downtown and discover landmarks that are
significant for both Laredo and Texas history. Some landmarks are: San Agustin
Plaza, Republic of the Rio Grande Museum and San Agustin Cathedral.
You can count on Laredo’s lodging
facilities to make your stay on the South Texas border a home-away-from-home
experience. Whether you’re looking for a historic hotel in downtown Laredo or a
suite just a few minutes from the airport, Laredo offers a wide variety of
accommodations to match your pocketbook and travel needs. Our city boasts
nearly 4,000 hotel rooms, we look forward to extending a warm ‘Bienvenidos a
Laredo’ to you and your group.
Laredo’s warm weather creates the
perfect ambiance for a weekend of fun and relaxation! Your taste buds will tell
you that delicious is Laredo! Mexican, Tex-Mex and just about anything else has
a Laredo flare, that sets it apart from all those other pieces of Texas realty,
so come for the authentic Mexican food and stay for the flavor. Whatever you
crave, you are sure to find an amazing array of enticing selections.
Birding in Laredo has attracted
people from all across North America to visit. Bird rich trails range in
difficulty from leisurely to moderate. Enjoy a scenic walk viewing native
plants and flowers common to South Texas or view the splendor of rare birds in
their natural habitat.
Getting to Laredo is the easiest
part! Laredo is served by Interstate Highway 35; US Highway 59 and 83; and Texas
Highway 359. And don’t forget, we’re located at mile marker 1 of IH-35. The
Laredo International Airport is serviced by three airlines: American Airlines,
United Airlines and Allegiant.