Laredo, Texas, is a unique town located on the Rio Grande that controls border crossings into Mexico. Laredo was founded as a ranch for cattle, goats, sheep, oxen and horses. The area is now home to several festivals and parks, with a thriving music scene and several entertainment options. Hotels Laredo are famous for their warm hospitality and spacious accommodations. Choose from budget rooms, luxurious family or executive suites, and elegantly restored historic Laredo hotels.
The Laredo Civic Center on San Bernardo Avenue is conveniently located near several hotels in Laredo, and regularly hosts large conferences, concerts, lectures and special events.
Carino's Italian Restaurant on San Dario Avenue will delight guests with its signature pastas and home-made sauces. For a taste of local cuisine, visit the Palenque Grill to sample authentic Mexican and Tex-Mex fare.
TAMIU Planetarium, operated by the Texas A & M University, is a great family destination showing the earth and universe via special high tech projectors. Different shows are offered almost every weekend, and during holidays many of their special shows are scheduled through the middle of the week.
Mall Del Norte on San Dario Avenue houses over 160 department stores and specialty shops, with a movie theater and several restaurants.
The Laredo Lobos, an indoor professional football team, plays home games in the Laredo Energy Arena on Arena Boulevard. Tee off at the Sonoma Ranch Golf Course on Golf Club Road. This course features an onsite restaurant and 18 holes on a long course, with excellent views of the surrounding mountains.