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Obama schedules two-week August vacation on Martha's Vineyard, longest summer vacation yet

FILE - This Aug. 11, 2013, file photo shows President Barack Obama reacting as he misses a shot while golfing on the first hole at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard. President Obama has booked a two-week summer getaway on the picturesque Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard. It will be the longest summer vacation of his presidency. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

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FILE - This Aug. 11, 2013, file photo shows President Barack Obama reacting as he misses a shot while golfing on the first hole at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard. President Obama has booked a two-week summer getaway on the picturesque Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard. It will be the longest summer vacation of his presidency. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has booked a two-week summer getaway for his family on the picturesque Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard.

The White House says Obama will head north on Aug. 9 and stay until Aug. 24, when he returns to Washington. It will be the longest summer vacation of his presidency.

Obama and his family have sought rest and relaxation on the well-to-do island all but one summer since he became president.

The exception was 2012, the year of his re-election campaign.

Obama spends most of his time on Martha's Vineyard playing golf, taking his family to the beach and on bike rides, dining out with friends and treating first lady Michelle Obama to date nights.

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