Downtown to Mission San Xavier de Bac
Located in: Southside District
294-2624, off I-19 at exit 92. Free. 7 a.m.–5 p.m. Allow 2–3 hours. Begin your tour at Congress St. and Grande Ave., west of I-10. Grande Ave. becomes Mission Rd. as you travel south. The bike lane ends south of Drexel Rd. but remains a good paved road into the San Xavier Indian Reservation. Intermediate, one-hour ride.
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Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson AZ
On a stunningly beautiful winter morning we drove out to the mission, picked up a free guided tour and were transported back to the world of the Mexican Baroque still functioning parish church and...
National Historic site
Our visit was on Christmas Day! The Museum was closed, tour guides were not available (are they usually?) and we really didn't see the Church as tourists because we attended Mass. If I hadn't been...
Wish We Could Have Done the Tour
It’s quite pretty and well-kept. It definitely captures the history of the area. Without doing the tour, we spent 30-40 minutes here just poking around. Kids must be quiet in the church as it’s an...