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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Very nice, but it IS a church
The inside, outside, and grounds are beautiful, as are the chapels. But don't be rude as so many of the visitors were when I was there, this IS an active church, please be respectful when you go in...
A really beautiful old mission
We've visited many missions in NM, AZ and CA, and this is our favorite by far. It is so beautifully preserved and restored, and it makes a beautiful picture in the middle of the desert. It has a...
Don't miss it!
San Xavier is a gorgeous thing to see and visit. Whether or not you are religious you won't be disappointed by these beautiful mission buildings. Should be at the top of any photographer's list of...