Hidden Treasures
in Laredo, TX

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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
Fort McIntosh
Fort McIntosh

W End Washington St
Laredo, TX 78040   Directions

(956) 721-5140

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Established in the aftermath of the Mexican War and abandoned after World War II, Fort McIntosh served as a strategic guard for the Texas frontier. The fort is preserved as part of the Laredo Community College campus although the Laredo United States Army Reserve 340th Quarter Master Company continues to occupy the fort. It's definitely a sight to see for military history buffs.

San Augustin Plaza
San Augustin Plaza

201 San Augustin Ave
Laredo, TX 78040   Directions

(956) 722-1382

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The historic San Augustin Plaza covers the downtown district that was the original city of Laredo. It contains historical monuments such as the Cathedral of San Agustin, the oldest building in Laredo since 1755, as well as the Republic of the Rio Grande Museum and the Border Heritage Museum. Architecture within the plaza consists of Mission, Spanish Revival and Greek Revival styles.

Vega's Interiores Mejicanos
Vega's Interiores Mejicanos

4002 San Bernardo Ave
Laredo, TX 78041   Directions

(956) 724-8251

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Since 1939, Vega's Interiores Mejicanos has been supplying the best art, home decor, furniture, jewelry and clothing for their clients. This family-owned and operated store imports items from Mexico, South America and Europe, and sells custom-made furniture. Even former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt found a few favorite items at this store.

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