Worth the Drive is NBCDFW's look at the best quick getaways around Texas

Jan 13, 2012

Worth the Drive: McGehee's Restaurant in Marietta, Okla.

Worth the Drive: McGehee's Restaurant in Marietta, Okla.

Looking for a quick weekend getaway? Check out McGehee's Catfish Restaurant in Marietta, Okla.

Jan 6, 2012

Who Knew a Baby Rhino Could Be This Cute?

Who Knew a Baby Rhino Could Be This Cute?

Seeing some new animal babies is worth the drive.

Jan 4, 2012

Worth the Drive: Speed or Spend, Float or Plant

Worth the Drive: Speed or Spend, Float or Plant

You can fulfill your need for speed or your need to spend this weekend.

Jan 4, 2012

Don't Leave This Weekend!

Don't Leave This Weekend!

We call the series Worth The Drive, but you really shouldn't drive far to have an awesome time this weekend.

Jan 4, 2012

Worth The Drive: Grapevine Wine Tour

Worth The Drive: Grapevine Wine Tour

While any one of the local Grapevine wineries might make a nice weekend outing, we've got a better idea: tour three.

Jan 4, 2012

Fall Festivals, Balloons and Oktoberfest

Fall Festivals, Balloons and Oktoberfest

Between balloon glows, steins of beer and pumpkins - there are loads of things to do around N. Texas.

Jan 4, 2012

Worth The Drive: Grapefest

Worth The Drive: Grapefest

For the last 25 years, the Main Street area of Grapevine has taken one weekend to stomp grapes and sample the best Texas wines. This is that weekend.

Jan 4, 2012

49th National Championship Indian Pow Wow

49th National Championship Indian Pow Wow

The 49th National Championship Indian Wow is worth a drive to Traders Village in Grand Prairie this weekend.

Jan 4, 2012

Hotter Than Hell Margarita Meltdown

Hotter Than Hell Margarita Meltdown

Drive to Bishop Arts for the Hotter Than Hell Margarita Meltdown but take a cab home.

Jan 4, 2012

Chocolate! Chocolate!

Chocolate! Chocolate!

Addison will offer a sweet excuse to indulge over the weekend.

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