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

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012

Annual Balloon Festival Lifts Off

Annual Balloon Festival Lifts Off

Up, up and away for charity.

Friday, 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 Counties... View gallery

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Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012

Balloon Festival This Weekend

Balloon Festival This Weekend

Speaking of worth the drive …

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012

Worth The Drive: Join This Wine Club

Worth The Drive: Join This Wine Club

Head to the Texas Hills Vineyard.

Monday, Jun 27, 2011
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By Annie Potasznik

Bourbon in Hill Country

The Garrison Brothers Distillery is the first, licensed bourbon distillery in... View gallery

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Wednesday, Jan 4, 2012

Take a Trip, Sip

Take a Trip, Sip

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

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Frisco Man Pays Speeding Ticket With Buckets of Pennies

Frisco Man Pays Speeding Ticket With Buckets of Pennies

A Frisco man is sparking controversy for paying his speeding ticket with pennies.

DFW Olympian Weighs Going To Rio Despite Zika Threat

DFW Olympian Weighs Going To Rio Despite Zika Threat

As 150 health experts urge the World Health Organization to consider a delay or relocation of the Olympic games due to the Zika Virus threat, a North Texas Olympian says timing for athletes is everything.

'Disturbing' Graffiti Found at Arlington School, 5 Arrested

'Disturbing' Graffiti Found at Arlington School, 5 Arrested

Police say they arrested five students from rival high schools Thursday for their involvement in spray painting "disturbing" words and images at Arlington Martin High School.

Eyes Open for Memorial Weekend Storms at Lewisville Lake

Eyes Open for Memorial Weekend Storms at Lewisville Lake

Campgrounds in Hickory Creek packed quickly Friday and remained sold out despite potential storms in the holiday weekend forecast.

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used...

Teacher Arrested For Improper Relationship With Student: Police

Teacher Arrested For Improper Relationship With Student: Police

A Dallas ISD teacher was arrested Friday morning for an improper relationship between an educator and student, according to the Dallas police department.