Laredo is the county seat of Webb County in Texas and is home to more than 236,000 people. The city is nicknamed "The Gateway City" as it borders Mexico, as well as "The City Under Seven Flags," referring to the Flag of the Republic of the Rio Grande and the Six Flags of Texas. Explore the city and learn more about it. Hop on a bus rental and charter in Laredo, Texas now!
Laredo has a thriving art and culture scene. You can enjoy exhibits at art museums and galleries like Laredo Center for the Arts, Border Heritage Museum, Helen Richter Watson Art Gallery, and Texas A&M International University Art Gallery.
As for theater and other performances, you can check out venues and performance groups like the Laredo Little Theatre, the Laredo Theater Guild International, and the Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale.
The city has three national historic districts where you can find old and historically significant structures. There's the Barrio Azteca Historic District, the San Augustin de Laredo Historic District, and the San Jose de Palafox Historic/Archeological District.
Other sites that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places are Fort McIntosh, Hamilton Hotel, Laredo U.S. Post Office, Court House and Custom House,U.S. Inspection Station - Laredo, Texas, and Webb County Courthouse.
You can ask your bus rental and charter in Laredo, Texas to take your group to the Republic of the Rio Grande Museum, a Mexican vernacular structure built in 1830 that now serves as a house museum showcasing items of an authentic early 19th-century home in Laredo. The building is a Recorded Texas Historical Landmark is a contributing structure to the San Agustin de Laredo Historic District. Nearby, you can find two other historic landmarks: the San Agustin Cathedral and La Posada Hotel. Casa Ortiz is also worth a visit. The historical building is part of the Historical Center of Laredo and gives you an amazing view to Mexico and the Rio Grande River, as well as beautiful gardens. Casa Ortiz hosts various events, tours, and art exhibits.
Hop on a bus rental and charter in Laredo, Texas and head downtown, where you can find a diverse array of stores and dining destinations. If you want the mall and plaza experience, you can go to Fountain Center, Independence Plaza, Mall Del Norte, and North Creek Mall. Mexican import shops also dot the city. You can find a handful along San Bernardo Avenue.
Take the kids to the Imaginarium of South Texas, where they can learn about science and technology through hands-on experience.
There's also the Lamar Bruni Vergara Environmental Science Center, where you can see representations of the Rio Grande ecosystem and live specimens of plant and animal life and therefore serves as a living science lab for local students. You can also visit the Lamar Bruni Vergara Planetarium.
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