Pat Barcas

Pat Barcas serves as staff writer and photographer for RTX Traveler Magazine, based in Asheville, NC. In his spare time he enjoys photography, astronomy, hiking, hanging out with his family and dog, and of course, traveling! His favorite RTX spots to visit are Orange Beach, Alabama, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, but he's visiting new places all the time.

Xclusive Weeks Feature | Manteo, North Carolina

By on September 5, 2017 in Blog Posts | RTX Traveler Magazine
Xclusive Weeks Feature | Manteo, North Carolina

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is the Outer Banks perfection of Manteo, North Carolina. Keep reading for a summary of this beach-laden vacation spot, as well as instructions on how to get access to last minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. Wind, water, and sand shape the landscape of Nags Head, North Carolina, in the […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | Winter Park, Colorado

Xclusive Weeks Feature | Winter Park, Colorado

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is high altitude Winter Park, Colorado. Keep reading for a summary of this Western vacation spot, as well as instructions on how to get access to last minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. Winter Park is the place to go for your year round Western adventure. It’s known as Mountain Bike […]

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August is National Traffic Awareness Month | Be Safe in Getting to Your Destination

August is National Traffic Awareness Month | Be Safe in Getting to Your Destination

Summer is winding down, but there’s still plenty of vacation driving to be done, especially over the upcoming busy Labor Day weekend. Here are some tips from the National Highway Transportation Safety Board to ensure that you have the safest driving vacation possible. Before You Go GET YOUR CAR SERVICED Regular maintenance such as tune-ups, […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | Bethany Beach, Delaware

Xclusive Weeks Feature | Bethany Beach, Delaware

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is classic Bethany Beach, Delaware. Keep reading for a summary of this Eastern vacation spot, as well as instructions on how to get access to last minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. Bethany Beach has an intimate, laid back vacation atmosphere that’s perfect for family vacations. They’ve got a great […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | The Outer Banks

Xclusive Weeks Feature | The Outer Banks

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is postcard-worthy Outer Banks, North Carolina. Keep reading for a summary of this amazing vacation spot, as well as instructions on how to get access to last minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. Take a stroll on the beach and discover a fully intact conch shell, a colorful piece of […]

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How to Best View the 2017 Solar Eclipse on Your RTX Vacation

How to Best View the 2017 Solar Eclipse on Your RTX Vacation

A rare total solar eclipse will sweep the nation on August 21, and if you happen to live or be on vacation near the zone of totality, you’re in for a treat of the senses. The eclipse’s path of totality will touch 14 states, starting in Oregon at 9:06 a.m. Pacific time, and traversing to the […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | Port St. Lucie, Florida

Xclusive Weeks Feature | Port St. Lucie, Florida

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is natural Port St. Lucie, 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. Port St. Lucie lies on the Atlantic side of Florida, and offers all the quintessential activities that […]

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RTX Member News | August 2017

RTX Member News | August 2017

August Member Promotion: Our Most Inclusive Exchange Discount Yet! We hope you’re having a fantastic summer full of great traveling and all that great vacations encompass- tasty food, family time and fun in the sun! Get excited, because we’ve got a very tempting August discount promotion for all RTX member levels: enjoy $97 exchange fees […]

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Xclusive Weeks Feature | Berlin, Maryland

Xclusive Weeks Feature | Berlin, Maryland

The Xclusive Weeks featured destination this week is charming Berlin, Maryland. Keep reading for a summary of this artistic vacation spot, as well as instructions on how to get access to last minute travel deals through Xclusive Weeks. Berlin is about 10 miles inland from Ocean City and is known for its quaint, artistic main street, winning […]

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How About a Mexican Vacation? Here Are Two Fantastic Resort Destinations

How About a Mexican Vacation? Here Are Two Fantastic Resort Destinations

This week we’d love to highlight two fantastic Mexican resort destinations that you may not know about. Take a trip south of the border and experience an all inclusive resort vacation, the ultimate in convenience and relaxation. El Cid Marina Beach Hotel, Mazatlan Experience an intimate escape at the Marina Beach Hotel, part of the […]

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