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. The...

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
Fire Reported at Dallas Apartment

Fire Reported at Dallas Apartment

Breaking news from NBC 5.

Baby Drowns, Teen Relative in Custody: Dallas PD

Baby Drowns, Teen Relative in Custody: Dallas PD

Dallas police say they took a 14-year-old into custody after a 3-month-old baby drowned at an apartment complex Monday.

Dog Dies After Shooting at Dog Park

Dog Dies After Shooting at Dog Park

A dog shot at a Houston, Texas-area dog park on Sunday has died.

Suspected Burglar Falls Through Ceiling, Lands Near Police

Suspected Burglar Falls Through Ceiling, Lands Near Police

A man's plans to break into a Houston store fell through, after he crashed through the ceiling and landed in front of police.

"Extremely Dangerous" Blizzard to Pound Northeast

"Extremely Dangerous" Blizzard to Pound Northeast

The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring up to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Maine. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast...

Ex-Fox Producer Kills Himself Outside NYC HQ: Police

Ex-Fox Producer Kills Himself Outside NYC HQ: Police

A former employee of a Fox television station in Texas shot himself to death outside the company's New York headquarters Monday, shortly after handing out fliers saying the company had ended his career,...