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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Jewel of the desert
This is a must see for people who are interested in the history of the southwest. It is easy to find as you can see it from I-19 going to Nogales. Parts of the mission are closed off for repairs...
A wonderful place to visit. Try to take the guided tour. When we first arrived we did the self guided tour. As we were heading out we noticed a guided tour being offered. We decided to stay and check...
Historic mission, be sure to take a tour
This is an active church so be respectful if a service is in progress. The restoration work looks great. Take a tour to learn the mission's history - well worth it. Often there are fry bread...