The White House finally made it official on Friday: the Obama family will vacation on Martha's Vineyard in August. Word that the famed vacation island off the coast of Massachusetts would be the Obama family destination had been leaking for months because security agents have been crawling around the place.
So now it can be told, according to what was called "preliminary August vacation details" released by the White House.
"The Obama family will spend the last week of August vacationing on Martha's Vineyard. They've spent vacation time there before and are looking forward to relaxing together as a family at the end of a very busy summer. Additional details about the exact dates and location will be available at a later date."
Vacation planning for the Obama family has been in the works since at least April. The Boston Herald recently reported that First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha would arrive mid-August with the president coming to Martha's Vineyard a few days later.
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