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Historic Spanish Missions Bike Tour - 3 Missions Tour

Historic Spanish Missions Bike Tour - 3 Missions Tour

Join us for a 13 mile (4 hour) guided bicycle tour of Mission Espada, Mission San Juan and Mission San Jose with other fascinating stops along the way. You will ride the beautiful and scenic Mission Reach Trail which winds along the San Antonio River. At each mission your tour guide will walk the grounds with you and talk about the 18th-century Spanish Colonial period. You will gain an understanding about how these missions transformed the daily lives of the mission inhabitants, impacted the surrounding communities and help mold the culture of San Antonio and South Texas. In addition to Mission Espada, Mission San Juan and Mission San Jose, other points of interest along the tour route include the historic Espada Dam, the Whispers public art installation, the historic Espada Aqueduct, the Arbol de Vida public art installation and the mission acequia systems. Your tour guide will stop briefly at each location and provide a fascinating overview. This tour offers a unique way to explore three of the five missions designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, to include the two southernmost missions. This tour offers in depth perspective on the ranching and farming influences of the San Antonio Missions. Not to mention time in the great outdoors. Come explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites and public art installations in the great outdoors.

Historic Missions Bike Tour - 2 Missions Northern Route

Historic Missions Bike Tour - 2 Missions Northern Route

Join us for an 12 mile guided bicycle tour along the beautiful and scenic Mission Reach Trail as it winds along the San Antonio River. This tour will take you to Mission Concepcion, Mission San Jose and other fascinating and historic sites. At each mission your tour guide will walk the grounds with you and talk about the 18th-century Spanish Colonial period. You will gain an understanding about how these missions transformed the daily lives of the mission inhabitants, impacted the surrounding communities and helped mold the culture of San Antonio and South Texas. Additionally, the tour guide will discuss the importance of the San Antonio River and San Pedro Creek to the region as well as cover portions of local 19th and 20th Century history. While at Mission Concepcion, the tour guide will point out often unnoticed artistic aspects of the remains to include original frescos. In addition to Mission Concepcion and Mission San Jose, other stops along the tour route include the Co-Cobijos public art installation, the River Return public art installation and the historic Hot Wells of Bexar County. Your tour guide will stop briefly at each site and provide a fascinating overview. This tour route does have a few rolling hills which can be challenging to some riders.

Mission Reach Trailhead: Our most recommended tours and activities

Historic Spanish Missions Bike Tour - 3 Missions Tour

Historic Spanish Missions Bike Tour - 3 Missions Tour

Join us for a 13 mile (4 hour) guided bicycle tour of Mission Espada, Mission San Juan and Mission San Jose with other fascinating stops along the way. You will ride the beautiful and scenic Mission Reach Trail which winds along the San Antonio River. At each mission your tour guide will walk the grounds with you and talk about the 18th-century Spanish Colonial period. You will gain an understanding about how these missions transformed the daily lives of the mission inhabitants, impacted the surrounding communities and help mold the culture of San Antonio and South Texas. In addition to Mission Espada, Mission San Juan and Mission San Jose, other points of interest along the tour route include the historic Espada Dam, the Whispers public art installation, the historic Espada Aqueduct, the Arbol de Vida public art installation and the mission acequia systems. Your tour guide will stop briefly at each location and provide a fascinating overview. This tour offers a unique way to explore three of the five missions designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, to include the two southernmost missions. This tour offers in depth perspective on the ranching and farming influences of the San Antonio Missions. Not to mention time in the great outdoors. Come explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites and public art installations in the great outdoors.

Historic Missions Bike Tour - 2 Missions Northern Route

Historic Missions Bike Tour - 2 Missions Northern Route

Join us for an 12 mile guided bicycle tour along the beautiful and scenic Mission Reach Trail as it winds along the San Antonio River. This tour will take you to Mission Concepcion, Mission San Jose and other fascinating and historic sites. At each mission your tour guide will walk the grounds with you and talk about the 18th-century Spanish Colonial period. You will gain an understanding about how these missions transformed the daily lives of the mission inhabitants, impacted the surrounding communities and helped mold the culture of San Antonio and South Texas. Additionally, the tour guide will discuss the importance of the San Antonio River and San Pedro Creek to the region as well as cover portions of local 19th and 20th Century history. While at Mission Concepcion, the tour guide will point out often unnoticed artistic aspects of the remains to include original frescos. In addition to Mission Concepcion and Mission San Jose, other stops along the tour route include the Co-Cobijos public art installation, the River Return public art installation and the historic Hot Wells of Bexar County. Your tour guide will stop briefly at each site and provide a fascinating overview. This tour route does have a few rolling hills which can be challenging to some riders.

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