Moving Companies in Laredo, TX
Using U-Pack to Move from or to Laredo, Texas
Laredo sits on the north bank of the Rio Grande River in southern Texas, 147 miles from the coastal city of Corpus Christi and 156 miles from San Antonio. The city offers a healthy job market, good schools and plenty of things to do, and you’ll probably miss many things about living there. But your new city will offer new opportunities! As you prepare to move, consider U-Pack® for a simple process.
Explore Laredo Before You Go
Need to take a little break from packing? Explore these area attractions:
Grab a bite to eat
If you’ve lived here for a while, you’re no stranger to the Laredo area’s bustling food scene. Located less than 10 miles from Mexico, it’s no surprise that Laredo offers some of the best authentic Mexican food in Texas.
If you aren’t a big fan of Mexican food, choose from Mayan, Latin, Italian, Korean and American dishes, too. Treat your taste buds to Rudy’s “Country Store” & Bar-B-Q, The Tack Room, Posh Sushi Grill, Scratch Sandwich Company, Border Foundry Restaurant & Bar, or BBQ Park for a delicious alternative to the many Mexican eateries.
Why not hit up your favorite shops on San Bernardo Avenue one more time? This historic shopping district provides 40 blocks of imported Mexican pottery, clothing and jewelry. Other places to find great buys are:
- Mall Del Norte (over 160 stores and restaurants)
- Fountain Center (high-end shops)
- North Creek Mall (national retail chains)
- El Centro de Laredo Farmers Market (artisan foods and craft vendors)
Take in some history and culture
Test your knowledge of Laredo before you go. Did you know that Spanish Captain Don Tomás Sánchez founded Laredo in 1755? The city began as a small village and became the capital of its own country, the Independent Republic of the Rio Grande, from January 1840 until the fall of that same year. The city’s historical background continues to make Laredo a hot spot for culture and art. To brush up on your knowledge, check out these attractions:
- Casa Ortiz
- Villa Antigua Border Heritage Museum
- Laredo Theater Guild International
- Laredo Center for the Arts
- Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale
- Texas A&M International University Art Gallery
Explore Laredo! The city is a prime location for bird-watching — more than 240 species of native and migratory birds are spotted each year. During the hot summers, go boating, jet skiing, water skiing, and fishing at Lake Casa Blanca. The area is also home to the Cola Blanca Big Buck Hunting Contest. Hunters can find game like whitetail trophy bucks, quail, dove, javelina, and squirrel. Golf is popular in Laredo, too. Tee off at the Max, a Mandel Municipal Golf Course designed by world-famous golf course architect Robert Trent Jones II.
11802 Mines Rd
Laredo TX, 78045