Laredo, Texas Hotels and Travel Guide
Having the largest inland port in the United States, the economy of Laredo, Texas, is heavily based on international trade. If you’re looking for Laredo, Texas, hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has a great place to stay at a great price.
• Extended Stay America Laredo - Del Mar
Laredo has a long and colorful history, from its founding in 1755 through a brief period as the capital of the Republic of the Rio Grande. Today it is international trade, primarily with Mexico, that keeps Laredo a vibrant border city.
Nearly half of the U.S. goods heading for Mexico and over a third of the Mexican goods coming north cross through the Laredo port of entry. Consequently, Laredo has a strong commercial and industrial warehouse business. Given the extent to which trucking moves international goods, it is no surprise that Laredo has five international bridges.
Laredo is also an important center for advanced education. Just four miles from the Extended Stay America Laredo - Del Mar Hotel is the campus of Texas A&M International University. TAMIU, as it is locally known, offers Bachelors and Master's Degrees in the arts, sciences, education, medicine, and more. TAMIU’s College of Business Administration was included on The Princeton Review’s list of “Best 282 Business Schools” in 2007.
For sports and entertainment, be sure to check out the Laredo Entertainment Center, a facility four miles from the Extended Stay America Laredo - Del Mar hotel. The LEC hosts all sorts of sporting events including hockey, arena football, indoor soccer, basketball, wrestling, and boxing. It is also the venue for the Laredo Hunting and Fishing Show and tour performances by the likes of Elton John, Styx, ZZ TOP, George Lopez, and many more. Be sure to find out what’s playing.
If your idea of relaxation is an enjoyable 18-holes of golf, be sure to check out the Casa Blanca Golf Course. This fun municipal golf course is just three and a half miles from the Extended Stay America Laredo - Del Mar.
For a comfortable room at an exceptional rate, the Extended Stay America Laredo - Del Mar location is a terrific choice.