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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

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Address: 2202 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78210-4919
Phone Number: 210-932-1001
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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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I loved looking at the architecture and learning more about Texas history and so did my 13 year old. We drove as much as possible. We got lost several times. I don't think this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved looking at the architecture and learning more about Texas history and so did my 13 year old. We drove as much as possible. We got lost several times. I don't think this would be appropriate for younger kids who aren't able to understand the history. Bring lots of water.

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So much history here! Plan for a whole day or at least a few hours, especially if you want to do any hiking. We only planned a short visit but could have spent all day here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoyed visiting all five of the missions. Easy walking and you can choose how long you want to stay. Some are just a quick cruise through with little information other then viewing. Others have signs and a small movie with history of Missions. Very enjoyable and relaxing, bring camera and good walking shoes.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulously taken care of national park with a mix of in use, restored, and historical spaces. Well-paved and accessible for wheelchair users. Some exhibits were authentic while others were air-conditioned. Highly recommend this stop for visitors and locals.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

San Jose Mission used to have a school (Now Parking Lot) grades 1-8. I remember going to school, lining up out front ofour class, and walking to the church every morn before class. One of the memorial notes is that they had several peacocks that would spread the feathers, it was a colorful site. The Teachers, Nuns, wore Black with... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unlike the California missions, these five are close together and can be driven between and visited easily in half a day, or biked between. Each one has a different personality. Very impressive. You feel like you have travelled back in time.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can rent a bicycle and ride thru the missions. You can enjoy a ride thru the missions early in the morning and stop by at Nina's Mexican Restaurant

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Acworth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had visited all the missions about 25 years ago but my travel companions had not been there before. We took a city tour one day and chose to drive to each of the missions the following day. It does take a little longer but we could take our time and view each at our own pace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There is more than the Alamo. Visiting the missions either by bike or car is a beautiful 3-4 hours of time. Awesome history and very interesting architecture.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Taking a walk through the San Antonio Missions is a must when visiting San Antonio. Beautiful locations for pictures just be respectful of these historic sites.

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