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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We love visiting the old missions, and this one is great
Stop here to see Spanish American history in the making. This is a beautiful mission that was created for the native Americans in the area. A great deal of love and care seems to have gone into...
WE enjoyed a few hours here
A lovely mission set out in a dry dusty area south of Tucson. The docent was very informative, but on a cool day she kept us in the cold rooms out of the sun too long! I had to leave and go to the...
Quiet, Serene, Reverent, Incredibly Beautiful
The first view if the Mission from the highway was impressive and only the beginning! The Mission church is a true example of the inability of photos to fully capture beauty and spirit. As a...