The team at Bert Ogden Maserati in Mission, TX loves the creative, diverse community of Laredo, TX. As of the 2010 census, nearly 240,000 people live in Laredo. Each year, thousands of people flock to Laredo for the Jalapeno Festival, Border Beer Fest, and Washington’s Birthday Celebration. Laredo is also home to Texas A&M International University.
Here are our favorite things to do in Laredo. If you are new to Laredo or are just passing through, check out some of these highlights.
What to do in Laredo, TX
If you want to enjoy the beauty of Texas by bike, by boat, or on foot, Laredo is the place to go. Laredo boasts Lake Casa Blanca International State Park, which is great for fishing, swimming, kayaking, hiking, and biking. If you enjoy outdoor sports, head to Slaughter Park, which boasts a large activity complex.
Want to spend your day strolling at the mall? Check out Mall del Norte or the Outlet Shoppes at Laredo.
A visit to Laredo would not be complete without some sightseeing. Explore the history of Laredo by visiting Zaragoza Street, San Augustin Catholic Cathedral, San Augustin Plaza, Jarvis Plaza, and Fort McIntosh. Get an extra dose of culture and education by visiting the Imaginarium of South Texas, the TAMIU Planetarium, or the Republic of the Rio Grande Museum.
Where to eat in Laredo, TX
If your day exploring Laredo has left you hungry, check out one of its delicious Mexican restaurants. There are plenty to choose from, but our favorites include Zaragoza Grill, El Capataz, El Meson De San Augustine, and Palenque Grille Loop 20.
Bert Ogden Maserati is happy to serve the community of Mission, TX. Our dealership is also under three hours outside of Laredo, which makes us the perfect destination for Laredo shoppers interested in a rare Maserati.