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Address: 9101 Graf Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214
Activities: Biking, Hiking
Description: Franciscan Mission established in 1731 and an historical attraction along...
Franciscan Mission established in 1731 and an historical attraction along the Mission Trail in San Antonio.
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Great Historical park

San Antonio has a great collection of historical parks and this is just one of them, bike to them from the riverwalk or just drive out and visit this beautiful architectural site.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

San Antonio has a great collection of historical parks and this is just one of them, bike to them from the riverwalk or just drive out and visit this beautiful architectural site.

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West Haven, Connecticut
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

While this mission is less preserved than some of the others, we enjoyed exploring the grounds and the church. We rode bikes from the bike sharing program and had a great ride along the nearby Riverwalk.

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Dayton, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Mission San Juan is the second stop on the mission bike tour if you take it south to north. We enjoyed seeing the front gate at San Juan. Some of the outer gates are still remaining. A lot of it has been restored, but overall it is still worth seeing.

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Another of the smaller missions. Wont take to long to walk through. Has some nice history. The volunteer was very nice and informative.

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Oksboel, Denmark
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276 reviews 276 reviews
144 attraction reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

San Juan is one the San Antonio Missions along the river. We have visited them all, and it has been a big experience. The Missions tells important history. San Juan is small, but don't miss it. I can rocommend a visit

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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332 reviews 332 reviews
135 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

One of the smaller missions, but this is my favorite. It has its own unique look/design and really appealed to me.

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Phoenix
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This was the smallest and least impressive, but the white church was nice. Also the trails behind the mission should not be missed.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

peaceful and relaxing.....love listening to the church bells on sunday...very clean, well kept area....just long drive to get there

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Mobile, Alabama
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381 reviews 381 reviews
231 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

This was the third mission I visited on the list, and it is the 3rd best of the missions in my opinion. It is a must see if you are a history enthusiastic person though because it is indeed a very different mission than the other two I visited prior. The bell tower is a very pretty sight

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Gainesville, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It felt a little out of the way, and it was a very stark landscape in the winter. But the white church and preserved bells were beautiful, and it was a nice place to walk around and stop to smell the flowers. It would probably be better to just bike it, and stop briefly, vs. driving all the way out... More 

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