"I can’t let my South Dakota friends feel neglected,” Obama told KSFY-TV, ABC’s Sioux Falls affiliate, at the White House in April.
“Finally, there should be spring in South Dakota,” he quipped during his interview.
Luckily, spring has arrived. While it may not be Florida weather, South Dakota will reach a high of 68 while he’s there.
This visit comes on the heels of some pleading by 11-year-old, Rebecca, of Vermillion, South Dakota.
Rebecca sent a letter to Obama asking him to "visit the warmest of the Dakota's," and so he did.
To celebrate this rarely accomplished achievement, we've compiled seven pretty awesome photos of the president and the beautiful states he’s visited: