ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports:
This morning, the first family will travel to Bar Harbor, Maine, where they will spend the a vacation weekend.
The Obamas will go to Mount Desert Island, home of Acadia National Park.
“I think the first family enjoyed immensely the trip out West last year … going to a couple of different national parks," White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said. "You're obviously struck by the beauty of our national park system. This builds off of that in Maine.”
Gibbs said the family would be doing plenty of hiking and outside activities during the weekend.