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Mission Trail

San Antonio, TX
+1 210-932-1001
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A pedestrian route that starts at the Alamo and winds nine miles along the San Antonio River passing four other historical missions.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bike ride” (18 reviews)
“bike shop” (8 reviews)
“rented bikes” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
San Antonio, TX
Far North Central
+1 210-932-1001
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Informative, interesting and FREE. You will learn a lot about the Spanish missionary settlement of Texas.

Thank Rae J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I've been to San Antonio many times but had never visited these missions. It was a very hot day but worth the time that we spent.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you like history then the missions trail is for you. Take a step back in time and get to know southern Texas past.

Thank travelbug2332
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The missions were great if you like history (which we do) and provided some unique perspective on the history of our country and the state of Texas! Mission San Jose was my favorite.

Thank WillTheTraveler17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting The Alamo on our first day in San Antonio, we took on the other four missions a few days later. Mission San Jose and San Juan were our favorites, but, since we had the time and the missions were not very far apart,...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I biked the Mission Trail last month on our vacation. This was a great way to see not only the missions but the parks along the way. It was a hot day but with the frequent stops, we were able to do...More

Thank the5blums
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each mission, 5 including the Alamo, different from others. Easy to drive. Good signage to get to each.

Thank dtbrowning
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family [Grandpa (64), Grandma (63), Self (43), Son (21), Son (14)] visited in July in 97 degree heat. The missions were beautiful, had lovely shaded areas to rest in, and was well-preserved. On Sunday morning, the Mission holds morning mass and the Sunday Mariachi...More

Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there are green street lights with banners for the missions trail thru San Antonio...follow them and they will guide you to each stop

Thank Writerwife
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

If you are from Texas you definitely need to visit these missions. I think the four other missions are forgotten and overlooked because of the Alamo. The guides are there to answer questions. There are a couple of gift shops and great walking trails. In...More

Thank jojojan1
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Victor G
29 March 2017|
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Response from aussiebill42 | Reviewed this property |
You could use Uber to get from one mission to next but best way would be to rent a bike
Terrance Y
21 January 2017|
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Response from ZinnHouston | Reviewed this property |
Sorry--haven't tried bicycle on these routes--tough enough by car. It depends on what your priorities are...mine have been to show others the missions (overview) and to spend a little time at each. So preferred approach... More
Nancy W
1 October 2016|
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Response from dkmkakektk | Reviewed this property |
should be easy to do.