There are plenty of can’t miss historical sites across the state of Texas which makes planning your getaway a bit difficult; you may run out of time before you’ve seen all of the great landmarks. The Alamo was the site of one of the most notorious battles in 1836 when 150 Texans were killed trying to defend the stronghold. Head to the state capitol in Austin, a building that was completed in 1888 and designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1986. For a unique historical option, head to the Point Isabel Lighthouse. Point Isabel is one of the state’s oldest towns and gives tourists glimpse into the maritime history of the state. Plan your own historical adventure in Texas.