San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

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

Map / Directions 10Best Says

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


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Things to Do with Kids: "Although San Jose is the largest of the missions, make sure to stop by the smaller but equally awe-inspiring ones, such as Mission Espada."
  • Historic Sites: "Rent some bikes and enjoy your own bike tour of the missions!"
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: SeaWorld is a 250-acre marine mammal park, oceanarium and animal theme park where kids see the wild animals and even interact with them.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: These missions are a fascinating educational opportunity for families and history buffs to enjoy.

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