San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Type: Historic Sites, Parks, Religious Sites, Tours and Excursions



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Sightseeing, Free Things to Do, Things to Do with Kids, Historic Sites: There were five missions established in the early 1700's. These Spanish missions were more than churches. They became towns with a focus on encouraging the natives to become Catholic in order to be...  Read More
Tours and Excursions: All of San Antonio's historic missions, with the exception of the Alamo, are included in this park, which was established along the San Antonio River in the 18th century. The missions stand as a...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

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  • Sightseeing, Things to Do with Kids, Historic Sites: "Rent some bikes and enjoy your own bike tour of the missions!"
  • Free Things to Do: "For parents, this is a great opportunity to develop a history lesson. No matter your age, the beauty of these structures built almost three centuries ago will leave you captivated."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: No matter your age, the beauty of these structures built almost three centuries ago will leave you captivated.
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Taking a tour of the missions is a great way to get in a little culture without having to spend any money.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: The Missions offer families a chance to experience the history and culture of this part of the country.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: These missions are a fascinating educational opportunity for families and history buffs to enjoy.

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