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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

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Counting the Alamo, there are five missions spread out over about 10 miles. All are well preserved... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeff G
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Waycross, Georgia
Amazing! We loved it!

If you're visiting San Antonio, TX, you can't miss the Missions National Historical Park. Easily... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carolyne_Jorge
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Brasilia, DF
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Historical area that stretches nine miles and contains four important 18th-century missions.
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2202 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214-2715
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Counting the Alamo, there are five missions spread out over about 10 miles. All are well preserved with good historical signage. Mission San Jose and Mission Concepcion are the standouts, but all are interesting.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're visiting San Antonio, TX, you can't miss the Missions National Historical Park. Easily, it will take around half a day or more for you to visit it. There are 4 Missions inside the Park and they are around 2,5 km distance one from...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A short drive out of San Antonio, there are 4 missions you can visit (plus the Alamo of course). All free, self guided tours, but there is a park ranger led tour also available as well. Really enjoyed and learned allot.

Thank GGWD
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a guided tour of the missions as part of our holiday tour. It gives great insight of the history of Texas and why the missions were built

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rent a bike and take a 2.5 mile ride to visit this mission. Amazing slice of history right in the middle of it all. Felt more like Europe than San Antonio.

Thank Perry G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good day out. Take time to take in as much as possible. Staff are very friendly and helpfull. Some of the myths are revieled. I was very suprised at the amount of British that were there to defend the Alamo.

Thank bibio952
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide took us here and gave a most informative visit. A bit wobbly at time but suitable for wheelchair users. Toilets at the entrance - use them!

Thank jmcayrshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve lived in San Antonio for nearly 30 years but I’d never been to the Missions. Grandkids clamored for me to take them so I did. I’ve been to The Alamo many times but had never had the opportunity. The grounds are lovely. We felt...More

Thank Gloria C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are several missions along the San Antonio River. The Alamo is famous however we really enjoyed the others just as much, if not more. We highly recommend taking the time to visit them all.

Thank sealaska2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each missoin is very different. Don't simply think think you can visit one, and you've seen them all. Each one has character all its own.

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CeeCeeLee
13 October 2018|
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Response from aharwood2018 | Reviewed this property |
If your husband is active, he can rent a bike and take a trail along the river that goes to all the missions. It is a beautiful ride. You can go online to see where he can rent the bike.
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AmyH2773
12 March 2018|
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Response from mikempink | Reviewed this property |
I would go to Mission Espade Because it is a rural setting and will give you a closer approximation of what the missions may have looked like before being engulfed by the City. Slightly south of the mission before you cross... More
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Michael W
15 January 2018|
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Response from Chief J | Reviewed this property |
Hey Michael, not sure on that service but we received excellent guidance from the visitor center across from the Alamo. I am sure they can answer your question. We rode the rental bikes one way and were able to drop the... More
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