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“Great area of El Paso to visit.”

El Paso Mission Trail
Ranked #14 of 96 things to do in El Paso
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Mission Valley Visitor Center
Reviewed November 13, 2012

Driving the Mission Trail in El Paso leads you to a part of old El Paso, that one wouldn't normally see. A couple of the churches are in a native American reservation. The churches are beautiful and out of the 3 churches, 2 were open, allowing us to marvel at the lovely interiors.
It is definitely an attraction worth visiting in El Paso. There are 3 churches (missions) on the trail.

Thank Mickigirl1310
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

I grew up in the Lower Valley, my Dad was the Justice of the Peace in Ysleta. His office was right behind the Ysleta Mission. I was in awe of the beautiful mission, when I went there, it was so very peaceful and endearing to me. We also went to the Sorcorro and San Elizario Missions frequently and loved the folks that lived and worshiped at them. When you see them, learn their history, meet the people, you too will be Amazed at their History and the Beauty of the entire area, The effort that has gone on over these many years to preserve and save such beauty, is to be commended..There is NO WHERE ELSE you can see such History right before your eyes...A must see for everyone!!! I have been going to them for 60 years and still feel the peaceful calm they exude.

1  Thank Susan B
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

We enjoyed viewing the missions from the outside but it was Sunday morning and we didn't want to intrude on the worshippers. We saw many cars with Mexican license plates, guess the families travel over the border to visit. The missions were very serene and peaceful. We saw the Socorro Mission, the San Elizario Chapel and the Holy Trinity Monastery.

2  Thank pelicanpoint
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Reviewed August 1, 2012

Only in the beautiful lower valley of El Paso, Texas can you visit this Mission Trail. The Ysleta mission is first and Speaking Rock is next door. Eat fajitas. Then the Socorro Mission followed by the San Elizario Mission. Billy the Kid escaped from the jail to your left. This footsteps in history is a must for visitors and residents alike.

2  Thank JamieKaye
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Reviewed July 5, 2012

May not be the kind of thing everybody enjoys but it was quite pleasant and on a 100+ degree day you could feel the Tiqua Indian/Mexica/Spanish/Texan cultures come alive.

Thank Paul B
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