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?

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