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.

Top Stories
Demonstrators Wave Confederate Flags at Texas Rallies

Demonstrators Wave Confederate Flags at Texas Rallies

Several North Texas groups rallied around a symbol that has stirred controversy around the country for decades.

Half-Ton of Fireworks Confiscated In Dallas

Half-Ton of Fireworks Confiscated In Dallas

Firefighters in Dallas responded to 45 blazes in a 12-hour period over the July Fourth holiday weekend, according to department spokesman Jason Evans.

Man, 21, Fatally Shot at Dallas Intersection

Man, 21, Fatally Shot at Dallas Intersection

Police are searching for a suspect accused of slaying a 21-year-old man who was shot and killed as he sat in his car in the Pleasant Grove section of Dallas.

1-Year-Old Nearly Drowns in Fort Worth

1-Year-Old Nearly Drowns in Fort Worth

A child was awake and breathing after a near-drowning in Fort Worth, according to MedStar.

Man Dies After Setting Firework Off on Top of His Head

Man Dies After Setting Firework Off on Top of His Head

Police say a 22-year-old Maine man was killed after setting a fireworks mortar tube off on top of his head on the Fourth of July. State police say Devon Staples of Calais was killed in what they described as a...

Girl, 3, Taken to Hospital after Near-Drowning

Girl, 3, Taken to Hospital after Near-Drowning

First responders in Fort Worth responded to reports of a drowning involving a child Saturday afternoon.