Laredo Day Trips

Weekend Getaways, Road Trips and Day Trips Near Laredo

Laredo is on the Rio Grande in southwestern Webb County in South Texas, about 150 miles southwest of San Antonio and 135 miles west of Corpus Christi. It is served by Interstate Highway 35, U.S. highways 59 and 83, State Highway 359, Ranch Road 1472, and the Missouri Pacific and Texas Mexican railroads. This cosmopolitan city is a major port of entry for international trade and tourism between the United States and Mexico. Laredo was established in 1755, when Tomas Sanchez de la Barrera y Garza was granted permission by Jose de Escandon to form a new settlement about thirty miles upriver from | Read More About Laredo