travelgrove Travel Tips
 

San Xavier del Bac Mission, Tucson, Arizona

 
00
    
Legend
  • History & Culture travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 4.5mi
Belinda's pictureby Belinda History & Culture travel tip
added on the 25th of November, 2010
A beautiful white structure, still in restoration process, though, the San Xavier del Bac Mission is beautiful in its white simplicity, but you are taken away by the colorful frescoes inside.

With a small museum and an amazing courtyard, cacti garden and mortuary chapel, the Mission is a place to visit, or stop by on your way on the San Xavier Road. Just pay attention no to disturb if you arrive during a mass.

Address:
1950 W San Xavier Rd, Tucson, AZ 85746, USA

Price:
Museum is free, donations accepted.

Opening Hours:
Every day: 7am-5pm.

On the web:
http://www.sanxaviermission.org/

 
Old Tucson StudiosBlack Diamond Hummer Tours
 
 
 
History & Culture
tips

Recent travel tips for Tucson

  • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
    I don't think I have ever visited a museum that has focused its exhibitions on the wildlife of the dessert and had such an amazing collection and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is the one. The open-air museum offers not only guided [...]
    D: 19.2mi00
  • Café Terra Cotta
    A beautiful little restaurant that features Southwestern cuisine, the Cafe Terra Cotta is located on Sunrise Drive and is a local favorite in Tucson. Their creative dishes, stylish inside welcome customers who will return several times [...]
    D: 13.3mi00
  • Black Diamond Hummer Tours
    Either you choose a more adventurous tour or a scenic, sightseeing one, you will get the best of each. The Black Diamond Hummer Tours operated and offered by Dolores Zimmerman (a racing champion) take you to the Arizona Sonora Desert where [...]
    D: 13.5mi00
  • Tucson Mineral and Gem World
    Both a shop and a museum, the Tucson Mineral and Gem World is a unique place where you can find really rare rocks, meteorites, fossils, and gemstones. What makes this place so interesting are the collection of skulls from various times [...]
    D: 10.6mi00
  • Tucson Balloon Rides
    I've never been on a hot air balloon and most certainly never been in the air with it, so taking part at the Tucson Balloon Rides was the most amazing experience of my life. We were advised to dress comfortably and with several layers [...]
    D: 10.4mi00

Things about Tucson you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Tucson Sights

Tombstone is another important town, which is considered to be the town-too tough to die, is another added attraction. Pearce is another ghost town with its quiet mountain valley, as one of the main features for attraction. Tubac, on the other hand, is the oldest settlement for the Arizona and internationally acclaimed for being the artists’ colony. It emerged as a hub of national and [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Forstau, Austria
Forstau is ideal for families with small kids. There are some great skischools where you can left your kids from 10am till 3pm. They take care for...
Family & Fun: Ski Vacation with Kids

Dortmund, Germany
If you like gambling, you can try the Casino called Hohensyburg at Dortmund. It´s one of germany biggest casino´s, offering all types of play you...
General: Casino Hohensyburg

 

Uhldingen-muhlhofen, Germany
If you visited the museum at Uhldingen, it´s just one step, to go swimming in the Lake of Constance. For example at the lake baths of Kressbron or...
Outdoors Activities: Swimming at the Lake of Constance

Avignon, France
Visit the pope´s palace in the city center. But bring your own guide with you, because sometimes it´s difficult to question yourself through to...
General: The pope's palace

 

Ahmedabad, India
Such a beautiful lake in outskirts of Ahmedabad!!! Never imagined such a beautiful places which is also a bird Sanctuary, and fortunately we...
Outdoors Activities: Nalsarovar Bird Sanctury

Rome, Italy
If you plan to visit the Colosseum in the tourist season, go there in the morning. That has got two reasons: 1. A lot of tourists gruops come...
History & Culture: The ancient Colosseum

 

Hanoi, Papua New Guinea
Vietnam shares its borders with Laos, Cambodia and China. It presents wonderful opportunities to discover it’s natural and wonder tourist...
General: How to choose a Vietnam luxury tour?

Quezon City, Philippines
La Loma in Quezon City is, they say, the oldest cockpit in the country. It is the place of the typical centuries-old sport on the Philippines, the...
Night Life & Entertainment: The La Loma Cockpit

 

Atlantic City, New Jersey
Though maybe not the best destination for younger kids, the Atlantic City Art Center is definitely a great place to spend some quality time,...
History & Culture: Atlantic City Art Center

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Anodyne is a trendy coffee house, but it serves great food all day long. The sandwich menu has some pretty exciting choices, and you'll probably...
Food: Anodyne Coffee House

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*