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San Antonio Haunted Legends Segway Tour
"You will meet your guide in downtown San Antonio and begin with a safety orientation on operating the segway. You'll glide glide on down to Travis Park for some free-ride time to get acclimated to the segway. You'll make your way to St. Anthony a historic but recently renovated hotel that was linked to a famous unsolved grisly murder many years ago. You'll then cruise over to historic Houston St. home to the beautiful Majestic Theater. Here you'll see the Gunther Hotel which has close ties with the St. Anthony's past and is where Jazz musician Robert Johnson first recorded his seemingly otherwordly sounds.Afterward you'll make your way to Alamo Plaza and the Alamo itself the site of the bloody battle in 1836 and sacred landmark in Texas. From here you'll spot the Emily Morgan hotel; formerly a hospital
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Executive Downtown San Antonio Segway Tour
"Tour starts off with a brief training session at our store across from the Alamo Plaza area behind the San Antonio Visitor's information center. A guide will demonstrate how to operate a Segway and give safety tips to all riders before having each r home to the San Fernando Cathedral and the Bexar county court house among other municipal buildings.    From here the route goes into La Villita a historic arts village. La Villita is home to a unique outdoor theater the Arneson which overlooks the riverwalk. Many unique shops and structures are located in La Villita which is the site of various festivals throughout the year. Across the street is Hemisfair Park
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San Antonio Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins near the famous Alamo and takes you on a well-designed course among historic monuments down through the River Walk among the cultural streets and the Cathedral of the city. The tour requires approximately 2 miles of walking with numerous stops along the route to complete challenges and decipher clues. The game software tracks team points and posts the final score to a city leaderboard for those with a competitive edge. Using a smart phone as “the guide” allows parti leaving time to stop for some Texas BBQ or simply enjoy the River Walk and the scenery. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun while seeing the city! Please note that pricing is per Group. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people."""
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Mission Concepcion Tips (11)

Photographers: Enjoy a mostly original mission

The Mission Concepcion dates to 1731. The church, restored by the WPA, is about 80% original and looks much as it did in the mid-eighteenth century. One unusual feature is the original artwork...
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fred98115
Jul 25, 2015

Mission Concepcion

Boasting one of America's Oldest stone churches, Mission Nuestra Sonora de la Purisma Conception was begun in 1731 and the church completed in 1755. The church itself is virtually unchanged since it...
Ewingjr98
Apr 04, 2011

Mission Concepción

The Franciscans who built Mission Concepción knew what they were doing. By choosing to build on bedrock, they gave their church such a solid foundation that today it still stands, essentailly...
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TheWanderingCamel
Apr 04, 2011

Mission #1 on the Trail

I stopped at Mission Concepcion first on my journey of the National Parks. It was a very quiet stop, as the mission is not very large. You can walk inside the chapel, which is used for current...
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msbrandysue
Dec 23, 2010

Mission Concepcion

Mission Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion de Acuna, or Mission Concepcion, was named for Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and Juan de Acuna, the Marques de Casafuerte. Originally founded in 1716,...
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KiKitC
Jan 31, 2009

mission concepcion

mission concepcion was founded in 1731 and this beautiful stone church dates back to the 1750's. mission concepcion is one of five missions located near the san antonio river south of downtown. these...
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doug48
Mar 09, 2008

Mission Concepcion

San Antonio is really the best place in the US to see the colonial missions built by the Spanish to convert the Indians. The four missions are located south of the city. The closest one is Concepcion,...
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el_ruso
Jul 26, 2005

San Antonio Mission NHP - Mission Concepcion

Mission Concepcion is the 2nd on the mission trail and was named in honor of "Our Lady of the Immaculation Conception." Religious festivals were held here to convert Native Indians to Christianity as...
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annk
Feb 17, 2005

Mission Concepcion

All the San Antonio missions were founded more than 200 years ago, they are very well maintained and protected now. They are all quite and romantic places, but it is obvious that a lot of hard work...
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10eke
Aug 25, 2002

The Twin Towers

The twin bell towers of Mission Concepcion. Although by law at the time , only one bell was allowed per church.
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keeweechic
Mar 21, 2006

Mision de la Conception -...

Mision de la Conception - Mission of the Conception: one of the 4 missions in San Antonio (5 including the Alamo). More info will follow.
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rhiannon1968
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Mission Concepcion

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Guenther House

As we admired the mansions on King William Street, we came across the Guenther House. Carl Hilmar Guenther built his home in 1859, which sits quietly off the main street beneath a shady bower. As we...
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King William Historic District

My mother sister and I were in San Antonio for the weekend and were looking for something new to do. We had the pleasure of touring the King William District with the guidance of San Antonio Walks....
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Alamo

Alamo means cottonwood, but we saw no cottonwoods on the grounds. There were cacti and live oaks and other colorful flowers aplenty. Picture-takers: a zoom lens works well since you are asked to stay...
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Hemisfair Park

Mayer Halff immigrated to Texas from Lauterborg, France in 1850 and came to San Antonio in 1864. He and his younger brother, Solomon, partnered in a dry goods company and operated a huge cattle...
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Alamodome

Home to the Alamo Bowl and numerous other events. This building is just east of hemisfair park. It is the home of the NBA team, the San Antonio Spurs, San Antonio's only pro sports franchise and is...
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Tower of the Americas

It's a tower. It offers a great view of San Antonio. It's not going to blow you away, but it's definitely worth seeing once. For me, the great and surprising draw was the Hemisfair Park that...
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