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Laredo, Texas


Leading the way in the exciting expansion of Laredo's tourism industry are numerous hotel openings that are transforming the destination. North and south, the city now boasts more hotel rooms than ever. New accommodations options for tourists include Embassy Suites, Residence Inn, and Homewood Suites. The Laredo International Airport offers service from American Eagle and Continental Express, with daily flights to Dallas and Houston. The 10,000 seat Laredo Entertainment Center provides a stage for a variety of world-renown artists such as Elton John, Shakira, and Luis Miguel, as well as numerous family entertainment shows. (Map of Laredo, Texas)

The Laredo Entertainment Center is also home to the Central Hockey League's Laredo Bucks. With new hotels, restaurants, and night spots, the Laredo Entertainment Center and its hip new neighbor will soon become Laredo's entertainment hub. Laredo managed 130 billion dollars in trade with 60 countries and 700 of the Fortune 1000 companies last year. This small Spanish Villa, founded exactly 250 years ago on the banks of the Rio Grande, is now the largest land port in the United States. Laredo, Texas is a place where a rich past meets a bright future. Call 800-361-3360 or visit www.visitlaredo.com.