President Obama and first lady Michelle Obamatake flowers to drop into the water at the USS Arizona Memorial, part of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, with Admiral Robert Willard and his wife Donna Willard, left, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, in Pearl Harbor.
After thanking lawmakers for finally reaching agreement on a temporary extension of the payroll-tax cut, President Obama left D.C. and jetted to Hawaii where he met the first family just in time for Christmas.
Here's a look at some scenes from the president's holiday, as well as some other past presidential vacation destinations.
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