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FAVORITE VACATION SPOTS OF AMERICA’S FIRST FAMILIES
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Vacation inspiration from former U.S. Presidents.

In honor of yesterday being Presidents’ Day, we’re taking some vacation inspiration from some of America’s first families
and looking back at their favorite getaway spots during their time in office.

JOHN AND JACKIE KENNEDY

Palm Beach, Florida

While the Kennedys often retreated to the family’s compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, their estate in sunny Palm Beach was referred to as the “Summer White House.”

Where We Want to Visit:  The Breakers

GEORGE W. AND LAURA BUSH

Crawford, Texas

The Bushes built a home about 100 miles south of Dallas on Prarie Chapel Ranch, where they spent much of their time during George W.’s presidency.

Where We Want to Visit:  The Joule in Dallas

BARACK AND MICHELLE OBAMA

O’ahu, Hawaii

The Obamas spent many holidays and vacations in Hawaii, where the President was born.

Where We Want to Visit:  The Modern Honolulu

BILL AND HILLARY CLINTON

Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

The Clintons made several trips to Martha’s Vineyard during their time in the White House, where they stayed in a friend’s private home.

Where We Want to Visit: Hob Knob

GEORGE H.W. AND BARBARA BUSH

Kennebunkport, Maine

For years, the Bushes have retreated to Walker’s Point, the Bush family compound located in the seaside town of Kennebunkport.

Where We Want to Visit:  Colony Hotel

RONALD AND NANCY REAGAN

Santa Ynez Mountains

The Reagans made their vacation home in the Santa Ynez Mountains at Rancho del Cielo, about 30 miles north of Santa Barbara.

Where We Want to Visit: San Ysidro Ranch

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