Pat Barcas

Pat Barcas serves as staff writer and photographer for RTX Traveler Magazine, based in Asheville, NC. His favorite RTX destinations are on the beach: Orange Beach, Alabama, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.

Xclusive Weeks Feature | Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

By on December 17, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
Xclusive Weeks Feature | Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is tropical Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Keep reading for a summary of this hot vacation destination, as well as instructions on how to get access to last-minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. Puerto Vallarta has it all: a quaint, cultural downtown area, numerous watersports, and ecotourism on par with the best […]

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December Featured Destination | Panorama Vacation Retreat at Horsethief Lodge is a Wilderness Gem

By on December 11, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
December Featured Destination | Panorama Vacation Retreat at Horsethief Lodge is a Wilderness Gem

British Columbia is Canada’s third largest and most westerly province, containing six national parks and over 400 provincial parks, recreation and conservation areas. It’s a wild place – two-thirds of BC’s land base is forest land, with more than half of that land having little or no human contact. Let’s take a look at how […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | Cresco, Pennsylvania

By on December 10, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
Xclusive Weeks Feature | Cresco, Pennsylvania

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week are the romantic Poconos Mountains of Pennsylvania. Keep reading for a summary of this cozy vacation destination, as well as instructions on how to get access to last-minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. The resort towns of Cresco, Tannersville, Lake Harmony and Blakeslee are all in the Pocono Mountains region of northeastern Pennsylvania. The area covers four counties: Wayne, […]

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It’s Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day | Pretend at These Throwback Destinations

It’s Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day | Pretend at These Throwback Destinations

Today is National Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day. These novelty “national days” have pretty much gotten out of hand (National lima bean respect day? National crouton day?) but Time Traveler Day is a day you can have a lot of fun with. The original intent was to have a day where you yourself pretend to […]

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Our December Promos are Sure to Bring You Some Winter Cheer

Our December Promos are Sure to Bring You Some Winter Cheer

Ho ho ho, we here at RTX are spreading winter cheer through our fantastic December promos. Keep reading for this month’s deposit promos, as well as a featured destination that will satisfy your craving for a wilderness ski destination. For December, we’re offering an excellent deposit and upgrade promo that will stretch your vacationing even […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | Destin, Florida

Xclusive Weeks Feature | Destin, Florida

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is Destin, Florida. Keep reading for a summary of this sunny vacation spot, as well as instructions on how to get access to last minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. Experience some of the finest beaches in the world in Destin, the heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast. This white sand is […]

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RTX Getaways Highlight | Lake Tahoe, California

By on November 28, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
RTX Getaways Highlight | Lake Tahoe, California

Do you have an itch for last minute travel this week? Would you like to take advantage of the perks of your RTX membership? Discounted RTX Getaways are available! Keep reading for further details on this week’s highlighted Getaway. The seasons are transitioning right now at Lake Tahoe, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | Kissimmee, Florida

By on November 26, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
Xclusive Weeks Feature | Kissimmee, Florida

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is the orange state classic Kissimmee, Florida. Keep reading for a summary of this family vacation destination, as well as instructions on how to get access to last-minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. It’s no secret that much of Central Florida is a playground for families, with countless theme parks, attractions […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

By on November 19, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
Xclusive Weeks Feature | Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is classic Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Keep reading for a summary of this family vacation destination, as well as instructions on how to get access to last-minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. The Wisconsin Dells is the water park capital of the world, and the fun doesn’t end when the outdoor cold sets […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | Ocean City, Maryland

By on November 12, 2018 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
Xclusive Weeks Feature | Ocean City, Maryland

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is Ocean City, Maryland. Keep reading for a summary of this family vacation destination, as well as instructions on how to get access to last-minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. Stroll the historic boardwalk of Ocean City, taking in the sights, sounds and flavors of the games, amusements, museums and restaurant […]

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