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A Look Back: Presidential Vacations

Presidents and their families get out of Washington for fishing, golfing, hiking and more.

Tonight, President Obama returns from a trip with the First Family to Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. This summer trip follows a long tradition of Presidents getting out of Washington to spend time with their families and enjoy the outdoors. The White House Historical Association shared images from a slideshow of Presidential vacations and retreats.

Check out some of the photos of Presidential vacations from the past: