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
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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
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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
AA Flight to DFW Lands With Cracked Windshield

AA Flight to DFW Lands With Cracked Windshield

An American Airlines flight headed for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Monday immediately returned to Los Angeles International Airport after the cockpit windshield cracked.

Cousin Arrested, Charged in 5-Year-Old's Death

Cousin Arrested, Charged in 5-Year-Old's Death

Dallas police have arrested and charged a family member with capital murder in connection with the death of a young girl whose body was found inside a vacant apartment Sunday afternoon.

Police: Man Killed Swinging Crutch at Cars

Police: Man Killed Swinging Crutch at Cars

Houston police say a man swinging a crutch at cars on I-45 was fatally struck by a car.

Police Investigate Fatal Wreck on US 175

Police Investigate Fatal Wreck on US 175

Dallas police say they are investigating the cause of a single vehicle wreck on US 175 near Jim Miller Road Tuesday morning.

Garland Apartment Fire Displaces 19

Garland Apartment Fire Displaces 19

Garland Fire Department officials say 19 apartment residents are displaced after a fire Tuesday morning.

Driver Injured in Arlington Semi Wreck

Driver Injured in Arlington Semi Wreck

Arlington police say a semitrailer rolled when its load shifted during a turn.