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The small city of Laredo is the administrative center of Webb County, Texas. Located on the north banks of the Rio Grande, Laredo's Texas's 10th most populace city. With an economy based on international trade, Laredo's a hub of activity with its vital role in trade relations with Mexico. The city also has its own international airport, furthering its role as a major economic center of trade between Mexico and the United States. You can find the right Laredo hotels using Venere, which offers visitors a comprehensive hotel comparison, offers genuine guest reviews and even hosts an array of real-time photos of the various hotels in Laredo, the rooms themselves and even the areas around the hotel. This allows guests to make well informed decisions and book rooms that suit their taste and preferences.

Experience historical Laredo

You could start your tour of tour of the city at the Republic of the Rio Grande Museum, which housed the then republic's government at the time. It has a decent display of documents, guns and other memorabilia from that era. And, if you like history, you'll love the San Agustin Historic district which houses several buildings of historical nature and architectural interest. The area's, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Once you've toured the district, you can take a walk or have a picnic at San Agustin square. Another historic landmark in the city is the San Agustin Cathedral, with its impressive arches and stained window glass. This historic church, established in 1857, was given Cathedral status in 2001. Another notable church in the city is St. Peter's Church, established in 1897 and was the center of this district when it became accessible by rail in the 1880's.

Getting to know Laredo

The Lake Casa Blanca International State Park is a major geographical feature of the region and hosts a number of outdoor activities including swimming, fishing, boating, bird-watching, and even a campsite. The park spans an area of over 370 acres. The Lamar Bruni Vergara Environmental Sciences Center is an educational museum designed to educate school children about wildlife in the region. The Laredo Center for the Arts is a great community area where art works displayed by local, Texan and international artists are routinely displayed. The center also houses an indoor market place adjacent to the main building. The area also houses a border heritage museum that has changing exhibits which depicts culture and history of the people living in America, as well as those across the border.