About Laredo


Let's have a look around into background of Laredo
  • County: Webb
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 27.506748
  • Longitude: -99.502914
  • Time zone: Central Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Laredo

  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to November

Location

Laredo is a city in the US state of Texas. Laredo has a total population of 257,156 (2016 Census)

Distance from Laredo center to Airport

Laredo International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic passengers.

Driving Distance: 5 miles / 8 km

Driving Time: 14 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Laredo International Airport
  • Rail: Union Pacific Railroad
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Rio Grande City,
  • Alice,
  • and Kingsville




Alice

Location

Alice is a city located in Texas and is the county seat of Jim Wells County, which exists in the Southern Texas region of the above mentioned state.

Weather
  • Climate:  humid subtropical 
  • Best Time to Visit: late Mar–May & Sep–early Nov
Tourist Attractions
  • Apex Special
  • Lake Corpus Christi State Park
  • Santa Gertrudis Bird Sanctuary

Emergency Contact Numbers in Laredo city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 888 870 8777 (Union Pacific)
  • Airport: +1 956 795 2000 (Laredo International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 956 523 2000 (Doctors Hospital of Laredo)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Laredo, Tx.

  • Laredo Birding Festival
  • Laredo Sister Cities Festival
  • Taste of Laredo

Tourist Attractions

  • Slaughter Park
  • Lake Casa Blanca
  • Republic of Rio Grande Museum

Theatre & Concerts

  • Laredo Little Theatre
  • Plaza Theatre
  • Laredo Energy Arena

Visit Top Restaurants in Laredo

  • Palenque Grill Loop 20
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • El Capataz

Top Shopping Centers in Laredo

  • Mall Del Norte
  • TDK Boutique
  • Chula Bee

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Border Heritage Museum
  • Vivid Galleria
  • George Washington Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Duck - Tabernilla
  • Salmon – Logans Roadhouse
  • Flautas – El Meson De San Augustine

Sports Club

  • Laredo Heat – Soccer
  • Laredo Lemurs – Baseball
  • Laredo Swarm - Basketball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 2
  • Taxi: $ 4 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1200
  • Cheap meal: $ 11
  • Gasoline: $ 0.54 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 40

Information about Dallas

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas Love Field and Dallas Executive Airport 
  • Rail: Red line, Blue line, Green line and Orange line along with Trinity Railway Express operated by Dallas Area rapid transit (DART).
  • Road: Bus – Greyhound; Taxi – Dallas Yellow Cab

Airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field are two main commercial airport of Dallas. Additionally, Dallas Executive Airport serves the purpose of general aviation.
Driving Distance: 21 miles / 34 km
Driving Time: 24 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish and African

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 
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