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 Counties... 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 in... 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
Brisket Bandit Burns, Steals Meat at NTX BBQ Joint

Brisket Bandit Burns, Steals Meat at NTX BBQ Joint

Surveillance cameras caught a man breaking into the smoker at Bet the House BBQ in Denton; starting a fire and costing owners thousands of dollars in the process.

Kaboom Town Fills Up Early, People Turned Away

Kaboom Town Fills Up Early, People Turned Away

Addison’s Kaboom Town fireworks show proved to be more popular than ever before in its 30 years of lighting up the skies over North Texas.

5 Injured in Apparent Road Rage Crash in Dallas

5 Injured in Apparent Road Rage Crash in Dallas

Police say road rage led to a crash that sent five people to the hospital late Thursday evening.

Alligator Kills Man During Late-Night Swim

Alligator Kills Man During Late-Night Swim

A man was killed early Friday when an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim at a Southeast Texas marina, according to police.

9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.

9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.

A set of fireworks malfunctioned at a Colorado fireworks show Friday night, sending fireworks into a crowd of people and injuring nine spectators, fire officials said.

Homeowner Shoots and Kills Burglar: Police

Homeowner Shoots and Kills Burglar: Police

Garland police say a homeowner shot a burglar, sending him to the hospital where he later died.