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

Jan 4, 2012

Annual Balloon Festival Lifts Off

Annual Balloon Festival Lifts Off

Up, up and away for charity.

Aug 12, 2011
|
By Annie Potasznik

Worth The Drive: Burton Cotton Gin

Situated in the center of the rolling hills of Washington and Fayette... See Full Gallery

Jan 4, 2012

Chill Out at Cascade Caverns

Chill Out at Cascade Caverns

It’s hot, hot, hot, but we found a place where you can chill that's worth the drive.

Jan 4, 2012

Worth The Drive: The Museum of South Texas History

Worth The Drive: The Museum of South Texas History

A cultural journey is worth the miles.

Jan 4, 2012

Balloon Festival This Weekend

Balloon Festival This Weekend

Speaking of worth the drive …

Jan 4, 2012

Worth The Drive: Get Medieval in Mingus, Texas

Worth The Drive: Get Medieval in Mingus, Texas

“Dungeons & Dragons” geeks and regular Joes converge with meaty All-Americans who like to shoot guns, drink Scotch whisky and go fishing at Greystone Castle in the middle of Texas.

Jan 4, 2012

Chill Out in a Cave Without a Name

Chill Out in a Cave Without a Name

Too hot outside? Cool off in a Texas cave that's 66 degrees year round.

Jan 4, 2012

Worth The Drive: Join This Wine Club

Worth The Drive: Join This Wine Club

Head to the Texas Hills Vineyard.

Jun 27, 2011
|
By Annie Potasznik

Bourbon in Hill Country

The Garrison Brothers Distillery is the first, licensed bourbon distillery... See Full Gallery

Jan 4, 2012

Take a Trip, Sip

Take a Trip, Sip

Texas has only one distillery? OK, one legal distillery?

Top Stories
Condition Worsens for DFW Doctor Fighting Ebola

Condition Worsens for DFW Doctor Fighting Ebola

The condition of a North Texas doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus while working for a relief organization in Africa is worsening, colleagues with Samaritan's Purse say.

Online Robbery Suspect Shot By Fort Worth Police

Online Robbery Suspect Shot By Fort Worth Police

A Fort Worth police officer shot a serial robbery suspect Tuesday afternoon during an undercover sting operation in south Fort Worth.

Man Intentionally Slams Car Into Home, Pins Wife: Police

Man Intentionally Slams Car Into Home, Pins Wife: Police

A woman has been hospitalized after her husband intentionally drove his car into their house early Tuesday morning, trapping her in the rubble inside, police say.

Jerry Jones Responds to Raiders-to-San Antonio Report

Jerry Jones Responds to Raiders-to-San Antonio Report

Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has always considered the city of San Antonio, Texas, part of the Dallas Cowboys fan base.

Cyclospora Cases Continue to Rise in North Texas

Cyclospora Cases Continue to Rise in North Texas

The number of cyclospora cases continues to rise across North Texas and the rest of the state.

Cities Opt Not to Spray Despite West Nile Results

Cities Opt Not to Spray Despite West Nile Results

When mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in some North Texas cities, you may not see spray trucks at all.