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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

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Address: 2202 Roosevelt Ave., San Antonio, TX 78210
Phone Number: 210-932-1001
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Activities: Hiking, Walking, Biking
Description: Historical area that stretches nine miles and contains four important...
Historical area that stretches nine miles and contains four important 18th-century missions.
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Don't miss the Missions.

Take some extra time to tour the missions. They are now part of the "World Heritage" sites. You think you are in Spain.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Houston, Texas

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Houston, Texas
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Take some extra time to tour the missions. They are now part of the "World Heritage" sites. You think you are in Spain.

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San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

A must see in San Antonio. The missions recently earned a heritage site designation from the UN. An integral part of the history and culture of South Texas.These Spanish missions are worthy of visiting while in San Antonio. Some are still operating parishes of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Antonio.Scattered along the San Antonio River the missions are built... More 

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Philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The Missions are all similar, but all have their own character so it's worth to see them. Make sure you plan then accordingly because the Missions are spread along the River and you don't want to go back and forth.

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Helotes, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Our family set out this summer to explore each of the San Antonio Missions and end with an Alamo "refresher" (We have been to the Alamo 2 or more times in the past). It was educational, the Rangers were helpful, and the kids truly enjoyed their time. We covered 1-2 Missions per day. If you go during the hot, summer... More 

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Houston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I have been to San Antonio so many times, but never been to Mission National Park. It is all free to visit all missions. They were not downtown area, but if you have a car, you must visit. Each missions remains the church and each church was different, uniquely beautiful. You can follow the mission trails and see all missions.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Worth seeing while your in San Antonio. It's free and you can rent self guided tour headphones to listen to the history of The Alamo for $7.00. A lot of nice shops and places to eat across the street its smaller than we thought, so you'll only need 2-3 hours to go through it. .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

You cannot call yourself a true Texan, or true wanna be Texan, without visiting at least two of the missions! Impressive conservation of history, friendly and informative tour guides. Take a day and see the missions!

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Pemaquid, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The preserved Missions are each more interesting then the next. ... try to visit them all. It's hard to believe that bustling San Antonio is so close. Take a leisurely stroll through the lovely, peaceful grounds - The extended Mission Walk Trail is well worth the visit.

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Wheaton, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

If you are a history buff, the missions are a must-see in San Antonio. If you are from a Catholic background, even more so, but they are interesting for everyone. They have a very nice visitor center at the largest of the missions and it is a good place to start your journey.

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Missouri City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Do not miss visiting the Missions Visitors Center, and watch the movie about the history of the people of South Texas. Tour the missions early in the morning during the summer. We were there on a Sunday, so mass was being held at two of the missions that we visited.

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