Looking for something fun to do along the border? Visit Laredo for some fun alongside the Rio Grande. Take the kids out for an educational adventure, or learn something about this historic city yourself. Get close to nature or head inside for some entertainment and shopping opportunities. You'll find something for everyone on our list of attractions.
Bring the entire family out for some fun at the Imaginarium of South Texas
. Located inside of the popular Mall del Norte next to Dillard's, the Imaginarium is an art, science and children's museum rolled into one. For just $4 per person or less (admission is free to museum members) your family can discover hours of educational entertainment at this Laredo attraction.
Address: 5300 San Dario, Suite 505, Laredo, TX 78041 - MAP
Phone: (956) 728-0404
See the stars at the The Lamar Bruni Vergara Planetarium
, on the Texas A&M International University campus. Spend an afternoon or evening watching a feature film, exploring the heavens, learning about the secrets of outer space or even enjoying a show set to Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon." In Laredo, you won't find an attraction that's more out-of-this-world.
Address: 5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, Texas 78041 - MAP
Phone: (956) 326-DOME (3663)
Experience the nature that surrounds you at the Lamar Bruni Vergara Environmental Science Center
, located on the Laredo Community College campus. Open to the public, this environmental science center integrates the Rio Grande ecology and native species of plants and animals into a living laboratory. It's the perfect attraction for those who want to learn more about our planet and the world we live in.
Address: West End Washington Street, Laredo, Texas 78040 - MAP
Phone: (956) 764-5701
For the best shopping in the city, head over to Mall del Norte
. This mall has it all-from big-name retailers to local vendors. With over 160 stores, great restaurants, a children's museum, a movie theater, and other attractions located inside, this is the perfect destination for the shopaholics and those looking for a fun place to escape the South Texas heat.
Address: 5300 San Dario Avenue, Laredo, Texas 78041 - MAP
Phone: (956) 724-8191
Opened in the historic Market Square, the Laredo Center of the Arts
promotes artistic and cultural growth in the Laredo area. The center hosts a variety of artistic and cultural events, including art exhibitions, dance and musical performances, art education classes, and other entertainment attractions. You can also find the Webb County Heritage Foundation and the Laredo Art League gallery in this building.
Address: 500 San Agustin Avenue, Laredo, Texas 78040 - MAP
Phone: (956) 725-1715
For the best shows in town, visit the Laredo Energy Arena
. Check their website for a list of concerts, performers and game times. Whether you are looking for regionally, nationally or internationally famous acts and attractions, you can find them performing at the Laredo Energy Arena. Stop by for music, dance or sports!
Address: 6700 Arena Road, Laredo, TX 78041 - MAP
Phone: (956) 791-9192
Take a peek at the history of Laredo and the state of Texas at the Republic of the Rio Grande Museum
. Once the home of Bartolomé García, prominent rancher and mayor of Laredo, this restored house displays the style of an 1830s home and contains several artifacts from the time period.
Address: 1005 Zaragoza Street, Laredo, TX - MAP
Phone: (956) 727-0977