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El Paso Mission Trail

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Address: 9-mile stretch of Zaragosa and Socorro Rds, 9065 Alameda, El Paso, TX 79907
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+1 915-851-9997
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Mission Valley Visitor Center

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peaceful site

This is an interesting and educational. There is a calmness and peace here. We have visited often and love it every time.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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El Paso, Texas
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El Paso, Texas
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29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an interesting and educational. There is a calmness and peace here. We have visited often and love it every time.

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El Paso, Texas
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I also take my visitors on a trip on the Mission trail. The missions in Ysleta, Socorro and San Elizario are excellent examples of old Southwest architects. There is a great little gift shop in the Socorro mission and some wonderful art galleries and shops in San Elizario. Along the 9 mile stretch there are various restaurants that would deserve... More 

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sbarron2015, Front Office Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Thank you, very much for your kind review. Sorry we missed you! On your return visit please stop at the Mission Valley Visitor Center. 9065 Alameda visitelpasomissiontrailcom. 915-851-9997. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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189 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the time to go to all three missions as as well as the San Elizario historic district (with a walking tour.) Nicely kept and cared for. Gives a real historic sense of place and culture. On your way back stop at the Tortilla Factory and have a fresh tortilla.

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sbarron2015, Front Office Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Thank you, for your kind review. Sorry we missed you at the Mission Valley Visitor Center. 9065 Alameda. 915-851-9997 visitelpasomissiontrailcom. More 

Harrison, Tennessee
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The missions are beautiful and part of a wonderful culture, please visit each one and do a bit of research on their history.

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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! EL Paso Mission Trial Association 9065 Alameda 915-851-9997 visitelpasomissiontrailcom More 

El Paso, Texas
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Not sure, but this may be the second oldest settlement in the entire United States (after St Augustine, Florida). Not too exciting, but there is a casino next door and it is practically walking distance to Mexico.

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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. EL Paso Mission Trial Association 9065 Alameda 915-851-9997 visitelpasomissiontrailcom More 

Green Valley, Arizona
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We tried to do the trail while in El Paso the week before Xmas. Unfortunately two of the three churches were closed and we could only visit one. It would probably have been a worthwhile attraction if they all been open. It might be good to call the mission trail office to make sure you can get in

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sbarron2015, Front Office Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Hello, I am sorry that your experience was not a happy one. Please visitelpasomissiontrailcom. The site has a audio tour, The Ysleta Mission restoration will be completed at the end of January. What time were you in San Elizario? Thank You, EL Paso Mission Trial Association Facebook! More 

El Paso, Texas
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a beautiful experience for the entire family to learn about the history of The conquistadors and settlers of the area. It also has some breath taking Missions that you must see.Make sure you take drinks with you if in the summer it get hot in El Paso. There are great little restaurants along the trail. You will be... More 

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sbarron2015, Front Office Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Happy New Year! Thank you for your review, it is deeply appreciated. El Paso Mission Trial Association 9065 Alameda 915-851-9997 Facebook! visitelpasomissiontrailcom. More 

Dallas, Texas
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504 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 512 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

If you would love to see El Paso off the expressway then check out the mission trail. It will take you from the east to the west side of the city through the streets. Not for everyone but interesting trip

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sbarron2015, Guest Relations Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Mission Trial! EL Paso Mission Trial Association VISITOR CENTER 9065 Alameda visitelpasomissiontrailcom. for more information. More 

El Paso, Texas
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

When you visit these missions, look at the architecture that was done back when they were built. Thick adobe walls and wooden ceiling beams. The beams have very nice designs painted on them. I have been in these missions during 100+ summer heat. You do not feel the heat because of the thick adobe walls.

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Thank cruz75052
sbarron2015, Front Office Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your kind review and sharing with your friends about our Historicial Missions. Yes, we are fifty yrs. older than San Antonio, and 100 yrs. olderd than Calif.! Please stop by at 9065 Alameda Visitor Center. visitelpasomissiontrail.com and like us on Facebook! Thank you Sylvia More 

Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We took a car ride and saw all three missions. Maybe I've been spoiled by the missions in California, but these really are not showstoppers. History buffs may get more out of them, perhaps.

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sbarron2015, Front Office Manager at El Paso Mission Trail, responded to this review

Hello Sir, I so sorry that your visit to our Mission Valley was not what you expected. Our Missions are 100 yrs older than Calif. and 50 yrs. older than San Antonio, we are not under NPS yet. Hopefully this will happen soon. Please see visitelpasomissiontrailcom for detailed information. Thank you for visiting! EL Paso Mission Trial Association 9065 Alameda... More 

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