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“Worth a Day of Exploring”

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
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Ranked #4 of 266 things to do in San Antonio
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Owner description: Historical area that stretches nine miles and contains four important 18th-century missions.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Worth a Day of Exploring”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

The four missions that make up the park provide a rich and fascinating history to any visit to San Antonio. Each one offers a different look at mission life. If you can only see one mission, be sure to see Mission San Jose.

Visited December 2012
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Fairfax, Oklahoma
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“Excellent guided tour”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

Well worth a visit. We used the "trolley" to reach the mission (2) from the Alamo. Excellet federal guides at the sites. Recommend worth several hours if you like history and we do

Visited December 2012
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San Antonio, Texas
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“San Jose Mission”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

I did my bridal portraits at the park in November. There are so many interesting and rustic objects to add to the setting. The portraits came out great! Very pleased. Because I used a photographer, we had to get a permit, but the process is very simple to get one.

Visited November 2012
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Monterrey, Mexico
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“Excellent bicycle family tour”
Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

We have done this tour many times and now is better than never, we rode along the San Antonio River on our bicycles and enjoyed the new paved trail that takes you from the Blue Star Brewery all the way to Mission Espada going by Mission San Jose, San Juan and Concepcion. It is a long way from one point to the other but is worth it, we made two hours and a half going and coming, up and down the trail. It is recommended to have some physical training if you want to go all the way.

You can look at:www.sanantonioriver.org if you want more information. They are doing a very nice job with this regeneration project and landscaping as well as new parks. Congratulations to the City Major!!!!!

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Boone, Iowa
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“Well worth the trip”
Reviewed December 26, 2012

Take the time to check out all of the missions, they are beautiful. Mission Concepcion was definitely the standout of the group, so if you are short on time, make sure you do this one.

Visited September 2012
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