San Agustín Historical District

The San Agustín Historical District encompasses 36 blocks of beautiful, historic buildings near downtown Laredo. Many structures date back to the late 1800s, showcasing a mix of architectural styles. Walk along quaint cobblestone streets and admire the San Agustín Cathedral, Republic of the Rio Grande Capitol Building, and other preserved landmarks.

Downtown Laredo

Downtown Laredo is the city’s hub for arts, culture, and entertainment. Stroll down bustling San Bernardo Avenue to shop, dine, and take in street performances. Don’t miss Market Square with its iconic bronze cowboy statue and the striking architecture of St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

El Azteca Neighborhood

Nestled between downtown and Texas A&M International University, El Azteca is one of Laredo’s most vibrant neighborhoods. Spend an afternoon browsing the Azteca Flea Market or watching performers at the Sames Auto Arena. The area also has great Mexican restaurants like Tacos El Primo.

Mines Road

For a scenic natural getaway just outside the city, head to Mines Road. This winding route follows the Rio Grande and offers panoramic views of the river valley. Stop at overlooks to spot birds and other wildlife or go hiking and biking along the trails.

Plantation East

Plantation East is an upscale neighborhood perfect for window shopping and relaxing at cafés. Stroll along McPherson Road to browse the boutiques and specialty stores. Be sure to visit the Plantation East Golf Club for a round on the links or a meal at the clubhouse restaurant.

River Vega

River Vega is a family-friendly neighborhood near the Rio Grande. Kids will love the huge playground at Father McNaboe Park. The area also has hiking and biking trails along the river, as well as scenic lookout points. Don’t miss the River Vega Wetlands Preserve.

Texas A&M International University

Texas A&M International University’s campus has rapidly expanded in recent years, bringing new restaurants and amenities. Tour the state-of-the-art academic buildings or catch an athletic event. The area around the university also has student-friendly cafés and shops.

The Heights

The Heights neighborhood offers gorgeous views of the rolling Texas landscape from its elevated location in north Laredo. Explore The Heights Recreation Center and tennis complex or grab a bite from the area’s casual restaurants. Many homes here have been designated historic landmarks.

North Central Laredo

North Central Laredo encompasses several historic neighborhoods like San Ignacio, Los Obispos, and Santa Rita. Many homes here date back to the late 1800s and early 1900s, showcasing charming architectural styles. Be sure to see the striking St. Patrick’s Church on Grant Street, built in 1882.

Chacon Creek

Chacon Creek is a master-planned community in eastern Laredo centered around a 10-acre lake. Outdoor recreation abounds with playgrounds, sports fields, walking trails, and green spaces galore. The area also has new homes, shops, restaurants, and other conveniences for residents.

Regency Casa Blanca

Regency Casa Blanca is an up-and-coming neighborhood near Loop 20 and Shiloh Drive. The area has new housing developments, chain restaurants, and shopping centers like The Outlet Shoppes at Laredo. A movie theater, gym, and other amenities make this a convenient place to live.

Ranchos East

Ranchos East offers a suburban feel just outside Laredo’s city center. Neighborhood parks like Benavides Park provide places for families to gather. Ranchos East is also home to United Day School, a private pre-K through 8th grade academy.

Laredo Country Club

Surrounding the Laredo Country Club golf course, this neighborhood boasts upscale homes and easy access to the links. The country club itself has a renowned 18-hole course, swimming pool, tennis courts, and dining room serving refined American cuisine.

San Isidro

Historic San Isidro lies west of downtown along the Rio Grande. The area contains Fort McIntosh, an 1849 frontier military post, and other historic sites. San Isidro is also home to recreation space like Father McNaboe Park and the Laredo Tennis Center.

Santa Maria

Santa Maria is a residential area in central Laredo with homes dating from the 1950s onward. The neighborhood has easy access to schools, churches, and shopping centers. Parks like Fasken Recreational Area provide outdoor options for families.

Laredo Ranchettes

Stretching along Highway 59, Laredo Ranchettes offers a rural feel just minutes from the city. Properties here include traditional homes on large lots as well as small ranches with acreage. The area provides a scenic landscape of cacti and native shrubs.

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park

Just 10 minutes from downtown, Lake Casa Blanca International State Park offers a natural oasis from the city. Activities include fishing, boating, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. The park’s lake is also encircled by a 1.2-mile hiking trail through the brush.

Las Misiones

Las Misiones is a historic neighborhood along the Rio Grande, home to the 18th century Spanish colonial compound Nuestra Señora del Refugio. Wander the period buildings and imagine life centuries ago. The area also contains hiking trails, a golf course, and the Laredo Center for the Arts.

Santo Niño

The Santo Niño neighborhood surrounds the Catholic church of the same name constructed in 1939. Historic adobe homes and buildings give the area southwest of downtown a charming, old-world feel. Be sure to see the striking Spanish Revival architecture of Santo Niño Church.

Laredo Community College

Home to Laredo Community College, this area contains several campus buildings and facilities. Highlights include the Fort McIntosh Campus, the original home of the college, and its renowned fine arts complex, including an art gallery and theater. The area also has restaurants and shops catering to students.

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