San Agustin Cathedral

The San Agustin Cathedral is located in historic downtown Laredo. This stunning cathedral was built in 1872 and combines Gothic, Moorish and Romanesque architectural styles. Marvel at the intricate details on the facade and inside the cathedral. San Agustin is the oldest continuously active cathedral along the U.S.-Mexico border and was designated a historic landmark in 1970. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit this magnificent house of worship on your trip to Laredo.

San Agustin Cathedral 208 San Bernardo Ave, Laredo, TX 78040 (956) 727-2140

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park

Just 10 minutes from downtown Laredo lies a hidden oasis – Lake Casa Blanca International State Park. This beautiful park sits on the shores of Lake Casa Blanca and offers hiking trails, fishing, boating and birdwatching. Spend a relaxing day surrounded by nature and keep an eye out for white-tailed deer, javelina and a variety of migratory birds. The hiking trails wind through lush vegetation and offer stunning views of the lake. Lake Casa Blanca is the perfect spot to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park 10700 Ranch Rd 1421, Laredo, TX 78043 (956) 725-3826

Republic of the Rio Grande Capitol Building and Museum

History buffs will love a visit to the Republic of the Rio Grande Capitol Building and Museum. This National Historic Landmark tells the story of the short-lived Republic of the Rio Grande. Tour the Capitol building, which served as the meeting place for the breakaway government in 1840. Then explore the museum exhibits detailing Laredo’s unique role in the Texas Revolution. Interactive displays bring this fascinating history to life. Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in Laredo’s past.

Republic of the Rio Grande Capitol Building and Museum 1005 Zaragoza St, Laredo, TX 78040 (956) 727-3480

Laredo Center for the Arts

Nurture your creative side at the Laredo Center for the Arts. This community arts center offers a wide variety of classes, workshops and events focused on visual arts, dance, music and more. Check out the latest exhibit in the contemporary art gallery, take a pottery workshop or watch a performance by the Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra. The center also hosts seasonal events like a Dia de los Muertos celebration. With so much to see and do, you’re sure to find inspiration at the Laredo Center for the Arts.

Laredo Center for the Arts 500 San Agustin Ave, Laredo, TX 78040 (956) 795-2222

Zacate Creek Linear Park Trail

Lace up your hiking boots and hit the Zacate Creek Linear Park Trail. This 5-mile paved trail follows the creek through Laredo. It’s perfect for walking, running, biking or rollerblading. Benches and shade structures along the way provide places to rest and relax. Keep your eyes peeled for birds and other wildlife attracted to the creek habitat. For an easy outdoor adventure close to downtown, head to the Zacate Creek Trail.

Zacate Creek Linear Park Trail Urbahn St & E Hillside Rd, Laredo, TX 78041

Laredo Little Theater

Since 1947, the Laredo Little Theater has been entertaining audiences with top-notch community theater productions. This volunteer-run theater puts on several shows each year ranging from comedies to dramas to musicals. Past productions have included classics like “Steel Magnolias” and “The Wizard of Oz.” Support the local arts scene and enjoy an evening of laughs, tears or song at the Laredo Little Theater.

Laredo Little Theater 813 San Bernardo Ave, Laredo, TX 78040 (956) 794-0099

Mall del Norte

When you need a break from sightseeing, head to Mall del Norte. This massive shopping center has over 200 stores, making it the largest mall in Laredo. All your favorite national retailers are here, along with local shops unique to Laredo. Fuel up at the food court, catch a movie at the Cinemark theater or let the kids burn off some energy at the indoor playground. Mall del Norte offers air conditioned comfort and one-stop shopping.

Mall del Norte 5300 San Dario Ave, Laredo, TX 78041 (956) 727-5140

Imaginarium of South Texas

The Imaginarium of South Texas is an interactive children’s museum that provides hands-on educational fun. Kids can pretend to be paleontologists in the dinosaur exhibit, climb a treehouse in the wildlife area or perform science experiments in the STEM zone. Little ones will love the water play zone on hot Laredo days. With constantly changing exhibits, there’s always something new to discover at the Imaginarium.

Imaginarium of South Texas 201 W Hillside Rd, Laredo, TX 78041 (956) 795-2825

Family-friendly activities and attraction

In addition to its charming hidden gems, Laredo also offers an array of family-friendly activities and attractions. For some wet and wild fun, visit the Laredo Water Park. This massive water park has slides, rides, and pools for visitors of all ages. Cool off under the 300-gallon dump bucket or brave the Dark Side slide featuring a dizzying drop in the dark. When you need a break, grab a bite at one of the park’s restaurants. With affordable admission prices, the Laredo Water Park is a budget-friendly way to beat the South Texas heat.

The Laredo Children’s Museum

The Laredo Children’s Museum is another interactive spot perfect for families. This hands-on museum features exhibits designed to spark creativity and imagination in kids. Children can play grocery store in the mini mart, perform surgery in the Operation Room, or drive the firetruck in the rescue area. Monthly events and workshops give families even more ways to play and learn together. It’s no wonder the Laredo Children’s Museum is a favorite local attraction.

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With so many amazing attractions, a trip to Laredo promises exciting discoveries around every corner. Avoid the hassle of driving and parking by booking group transportation with Laredo Party Bus Company. Our charter buses and limo buses provide a comfortable, convenient way for your group to explore Laredo’s hidden gems. Contact us today at 956-436-5141 to start planning your Laredo getaway!