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San Antonio Grand Sightseeing Tour
"You'll visit the Alamo - the most famous spot in Texas where David Crockett Colonel William Barrett Travis Jim Bowie and 186 others died fighting for independence on March 6 1836. You'll pass the Spanish Governor's Palace which has been labeled ""the most beautiful building in San Antonio"" by the National Geographic Society. The palace is furnished with antique pieces and artifacts from the early 1700's. Take shaded by towering cypresses oaks and willows
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San Antonio Highlights Tour
"The Alamo - The most famous spot in Texas. Where Davy Crockett Colonel William Barrett Travis Jim Bowie and 186 other died fighting for independence on March 6 1836 after repeated attacks from Mexican General Santa Anna. Originally established in 1718 as San Antonio's first mission The Alamo is located in the heart of the city inside beautifully landscaped grounds.Mission San Jose - Founded in 1720
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San Antonio 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley and Double-Decker Bus Pass
"Make the most of your time in San Antonio with this 2-day pass to both an old-fashioned trolley and double-decker bus with an open-air upper deck. For two days enjoy unlimited access to both the bus and trolley hopping on and off at any of their stops (see Itinerary for a full list of stops on each tour) to visit attractions at your leisure. Trolleys depart every hour from 9am to 3:30pm and double-decker buses run every 30 minutes to an hour from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Enjoy live narration about San Antonio's rich history and top sights on both the bus and trolley tours. Visit the Alamo San Antonio's most famous landmark where Texas colonists fought valiantly against Santa Anna's Mexican troops. See where some of the heroes of that historic battle are laid to rest at San Fernando Cathedral. Explore the interactive exhibits at the Institute of Texan Cultures which tells the story of various ethnic and cultural groups that call Texas home. Stop into missions including Mission San José and Mission Concepcion
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More Transportation in San Antonio Missions National Historic Park

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Getting between the Missions

To tour the missions, a car will work best. If you go from the Alamo in downtown San Antonio to Mission Espada just outside of I-410, this will span for several miles. Each mission is a few miles...
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Getting there and around

The best way to get to the Missions is by car. Just start at the Alamo and follow the signs. If you don't have a car, then inquire at your hotel about taking a tour of the MIssions.For official...
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Things to Do Near San Antonio Missions National Historic Park

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Mission San Juan

This is the most unique of the Missions but also one of the least preserved, the overall grounds are intact but only the church and a few buildings have been restored. It was founded in 1731 and is...
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Mission Espada

Found at the end of the mission trail but well worth a visit is the Mission Espada. The church is well preserved along with a few buildings along the courtyard.it was founded in 1690 and is the oldest...
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Mission San Jose

The Texas Mission's story can be told in various ways. Here is one. Mexico had achieved independence and was concerned that the French would claim Texas, so they needed to populate the region. Only...
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Mission Trail

In addition to the Alamo, which was originally established as a mission, there are four other missions just south of downtown San Antonio that you can visit. Driving down Alamo Street from downtown...
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Mission Concepcion

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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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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Top 5 San Antonio Missions National Historic Park Writers

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sswagner

"The Spanish Legacy"
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darthmilmo

"San Antonio's other Missions"
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Toughluck

"Texas Missions"
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petirrojo

"San Antonio Mission Drive"
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Basaic

"Basaic San Antonio Mission NHP Page"
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