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By car

Laredo is accessible by car via Interstate 35, and US Highways 59 and 83. I-35 is the U.S. portion of the Pan American Highway that stretches from Central America to Canada.

By air

Laredo International Airport has scheduled direct flights to Dallas/Fort Worth (80 minutes), Houston (80 minutes), and Las Vegas (165 minutes) via American Eagle, Continental Express, and Allegiant Air.

Key places to visit
TAMIU Planetarium, Laredo Center for the Arts, Lake Casa Blanca International State Park, Republic of The Rio Grande Museum


Places to Visit

TAMIU Planetarium


At the TAMIU planetarium we realize that science has a critical role to play in the lives of the residents of Laredo and the South Texas Region. Future careers will be increasingly technologically oriented. All residents need to be informed and empowered in the fields of science and technology to individually and collectively embrace the opportunities available.

The vision of the Planetarium at TAMIU is that this region will, through science literacy and capability, achieve industrial and economic growth and high employment, and its residents will enjoy the consequent social benefits. The culture of science will become as integrated into peoples' lives as the culture of sport.

Laredo Center for the Arts

Laredo Center for the Arts in Laredo, TX is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park consisting of 371 land acres and 1650 lake surface acres, is located on Lake Casa Blanca, east of Laredo in Webb County. The park was operated jointly by the City of Laredo and Webb County before it was acquired by the state in 1990 and opened in March 1991.

Republic of The Rio Grande Museum

The Republic of the Río Grande Museum hosts guided tours for school age children and adults year-round and makes presentations to schools, detention facilities, civic groups, and travel writers on a regular basis.

Right Time to Visit

January - February
November - December