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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Beautiful in early morning or late afternoon
Stunning old mission that is still active in south Tucson. Morning light would be best for photographers, however, late afternoon is also impressive.
You have to go here to see it. Bring cash and buy a candle to light. It's just off the 10 and definitely worth the stop. They do hold active services here so plan accordingly.
Very Interesting History
Historical place to visit on native American land south of Tucson. Native Americans offer food in the land next to the mission all cooked on Mesquite fired stoves. Always tour the Mission with a...