Mission Possible: Maitaitom’s California Mission Tour



Our Crazy Quest to Visit all 21 of California’s Missions

After living in California all our lives, Tracy and I have decided to see some of our state’s history by visiting all 21 Missions.  Our first stop was the San Gabriel Mission, and we have added on from there.  Let’s see if we can get it done!

January 19, 2013

Mission San Francisco de Solano

California’s Final Mission Mission San Francisco de Solano Although only the sixth mission that Tracy and I have visited, this was the 21st and last mission built in California.  It was the only mission to be constructed under Mexican rule and is named for Saint Francis Solano from Montilla, Spain. […]
February 10, 2013

Mission San Buenaventura

Mission By The Sea Mission San Buenaventura Known as “The Mission By The Sea,” Mission San Buenaventura was the ninth (and last) mission founded by Junipero Serra, and one of only six that he personally dedicated. This was the eighth mission Tracy and I have toured on our California Mission […]
April 28, 2015

Mission San Rafael Arcángel

Most Obliterated California Mission Mission San Rafael Arcángel After a morning spent touring the Misión San Francisco de Asís, the four of us (Kim, Mary, Tracy and I) decided we could chalk off another mission shortly after crossing over the beautiful Golden Gate. We had two cars, so I asked […]