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, founded over 258 years ago on the banks of the Rio Grande, still keeps treasures from yesteryear. 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.