How much time did Truman, JFK, Trump spend at their Florida White Houses?

Harry Truman in Key West, John F. Kennedy at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Palm Beach.

PALM BEACH — President Donald Trump‘s seven visits to Mar-a-Lago during his first 100 days in office have put a distinct Florida stamp on his early presidency.

Click here to read how many days Trump has spent in Palm Beach — and how his time away from the White House compares to the getaway time of other presidents.

President Donald Trump enters Mar-a-Lago to begin a weekend in March. (Meghan McCarthy/Palm Beach Daily News)

Trump isn’t the first president to spend considerable time in the Sunshine State.

TRuman with adviser Clark Clifford in Key West (Truman Library photo)

Harry Truman spent about 15 percent of his presidency at the “Little White House” in Key West.

Kennedy with Stephen Smith and Peter Lawford at Palm Beach Country Club in 1961.

John F. Kennedy spent at least 96 full or partial days in Palm Beach, where his family owned an oceanfront mansion on North County Road.


Click here for more details on presidents from Roosevelt to Trump.


Author: George Bennett

George Bennett has been a Palm Beach Post reporter since 1992. He grew up in Bethesda, Md. and is a graduate of The George Washington University. Follow him on Twitter @gbennettpost

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