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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” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
San Antonio, TX
Far North Central
+1 210-932-1001
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Again, another fun learning experience if you are visiting the alamo city. The missions are beautiful!

Thank Franklin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trail is easy to do on the bus. Hop on and off for any or all the Missions you want to see. You can spend about a half hour (or more) at each Mission and catch the bus to the next venue. All are...More

Thank Jeannene A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an all day trip that you can do self-guided if you have transportation. Follow the trail and enjoy the beauty.

Thank cmlarsen01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One evening after work we parked at Mission San Juan and walked to Mission Espada and return. Nice wide trail, concrete, even the detour was nicely done. Although we were past hours, it was a nice walk. Very impressive.

Thank Vanski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mission Trail is a roughly 9 mile pedestrian trail along the San Antonio River banks that visits all of the historic missions that formed early San Antonio. You can walk, or ride a rental bike or if you can ride a trolley. Of course,...More

Thank allen9488
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used the rental bicycles and rode to a number of Missions. Had a wonderful time exploring the area, seeing the sites. We would go again!

Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the missions over the years. Its very interesting to learn about the lives of the native americans and the spanish settlers at the time the missions were built. These missions are still active catholic Churches, and you can attend mass there....More

Thank 67hollydolly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this to the max... pooped after the day and wishing for a ride, but enjoyed! History and beauty combined awaits the visitors at these missions. I can say that I have a much more complete understanding of these times.

Thank likestocanoe2222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the history of the missions. I have been there at least 5 times. All of the missions are each interesting in their own way and the diversity of design is cool. Mission San Francisco de la Espada has a very unique door and...More

Thank MizKittyMc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 2nd time doing the Mission Trail, but really got to spend a lot more time this time around! We used the San Antonio public bus and their $2.75 day pass, what a GREAT deal!

Thank traveldivaaficionado
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Victor G
30 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
22 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
2 October 2016|
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Response from dkmkakektk | Reviewed this property |
should be easy to do.