Historical Tours of San Antonio and South Texas
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San Antonio Missions Tour
The church at Mission Concepcion looks just about, as it did, more than 200 years ago. Founded in what is now eastern Texas in 1716. It was transferred to its present site in 1731. The beautiful stone church was completed in 1755.
Mission San Jose
The largest and best known of the Texas missions is seen as the model among the Texas missions. A visitor in 1777 referred to the structure as the “Queen of the Missions.” Founded in 1720, the mission was named for Saint Joseph and the Marques de San Miguel de Aguayo, the governor of the Province of Coahuila, Mexico and Texas.
Mission San Jaun
San Juan Capistrano made its home along the banks of the San Antonio River in 1731. San Juan was a self-sustaining community, which had established a trade network stretching east to Louisiana and south to Coahuila, Mexico.
San Francisco de la Espada. The southern most of the San Antonio chain of missions, Espada appears as far back in the woods today as it did in the mid-1700s. Founded in 1690 as San Francisco de los Tejas, this wasthe first mission in Texas. In 1731, the mission transferred to the SanAntonio River area and renamed Mission San Francisco de la Espada. We do not do our tours from a script. We will discuss the development of the missions and how they influenced the building of what we now know as Texas and San Antonio. Bus Sizes 13 passenger,30 passenger and 54 passenger choose the size for your group. Contact us and work out the details. We supply a guide the bus and a driver. Hire a step on guide and you supply the bus.
Downtown San Antonio Historic Walking Tour
Downtown Walking Tour step back in time. Walk the streets of the Downtown Historical Area and hear real life stories about the escapades and conflicts from San Antonio’s rich and colorful past. See some of San Antonio's oldest homes and our cities major attractions. Hear the stories about the buildings and the people who lived in the homes. Learn about the events that took place in and around these historical structures. Hear stories about escapades and conflicts from San Antonio’s colorful past. This Tour of our Downtown San Antonio's Historical District is like stepping back in time during the Battle of the Alamo. Tour the actual building that many of the orders were made from by Santa Anna himself during The Battle of the Alamo.All our Tours can be adjusted to your needs. Our Tour Group Sales Coordinator will be flexible and work with each group’s individual itinerary. Tour can be scheduled to start anytime between 9am - 12pm - Tours are 1 1/2 hours - Walking distance - about 1 mile - Minimum of 15 people - $20.00 per person - Group discounts for groups of 25 people or more.
Historical King William Neighborhood Walking Tour
King William Neighborhood Tour this is a walking tour of Texas first historic neighborhood. See a variety of architecture, enjoy the floral wonderland, and hear about the people who lived in the neighborhood. After the Civil War the neighborhood became home to many of the city's more prosperous German businessmen. Along with non-German residents as well. By the 1880's the King William area was considered to be the hub of the German community. The oldest structures left in the King William Historic District are from the 1860's. The homes you see today were built between 1860's - 1920's. This historical neighborhood shows a variety of architecture with influences stretching from Greek revival, Neo Classical, European and Victorian. See the magnificent homes while enjoying a floral wonderland. Hear how the area began and about the people who lived in the neighborhood. Walk through an historic home owned by the man who started the oldest family owned flour mill in the country. Your tour begins with a leisurely walk through the neighborhood.This tour last 1 1/2 hours - Walking about 1 mile. This is a group Tour for 20 people or more. $20.00 per person - Group discounts.
We offer Transportation to fit any and all of your needs. Deluxe Executive Minibuses High back seats with upgraded fabric armrests and overhead luggage racks Minibuses provides the convenience, comfort and visibility that until now have only been offered in large coaches. All transportation used by “Mission Trail Tours” complies with the Texas Department of Transportation Qualification Certification, which provides drug screenings and DMV checks twice a year. All insurance certificates are current and one million dollars or more.