Trump family flies to Camp David for Father's Day weekend

On Father's Day weekend, the Trumps are skipping a visit to one of their family-owned properties for a different kind of secluded getaway.

President Trump, who is known to frequently travel to one of his plush residences in Florida and New Jersey for the weekend, instead flew aboard the Marine One to Camp David on Saturday, a secluded government-owned retreat in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains.

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President Donald Trump, First Lady Melanie Trump, and their 11-year-old son Barron, arrived on Marine One, on the South Lawn of the White House, on Fathers Day, Sunday, June 18, 2017. The First Family was returning from a weekend at Camp David. (Photo by Cheriss May) (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, and son Barron make their way to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on June 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump is heading to the Camp David presidential retreat where he was due to spend the weekend. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, and son Barron make their way to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on June 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump is heading to the Camp David presidential retreat where he was due to spend the weekend. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, and son Barron make their way to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on June 17, 2017 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Trump is heading to the Camp David presidential retreat where he was due to spend the weekend. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Viktor and Amalija Knavs, the parents of US First Lady Melania Trump, make their way to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on June 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump is heading to the Camp David presidential retreat where he was due to spend the weekend. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Marine One, with The Washington Monument and The Thomas Jefferson Memorial in the background, carrying President Donald Trump, First Lady Melanie Trump, their 11-year-old son Barron, and Melania's parents, Viktor and Amalija Knav, landed on the South Lawn of the White House, on Fathers Day, Sunday, June 18, 2017. The First Family was returning from a weekend at Camp David. (Photo by Cheriss May) (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
First Lady Melanie Trump, with the refletion of her 11-year-old son Barron in her sunglasses, walks across the South Lawn of the White House, on Fathers Day, Sunday, June 18, 2017. The First Family was returning from a weekend at Camp David. (Photo by Cheriss May) (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
President Donald Trump, First Lady Melanie Trump, and their 11-year-old son Barron, walk across the South Lawn of the White House, on Fathers Day, Sunday, June 18, 2017. The First Family was returning from a weekend at Camp David. (Photo by Cheriss May) (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump with first lady Melania and their son Barron walk to the White House in Washington, U.S. following their arrival from Camp David June 18, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 18: President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron Trump, cross the South Lawn after arriving at The White House on June 18, 2017 in Washington, D.C. President Trump spent the weekend at Camp David. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)
First Lady Melanie Trump, with the refletion of her 11-year-old son Barron in her sunglasses, walks across the South Lawn of the White House, on Fathers Day, Sunday, June 18, 2017. The First Family was returning from a weekend at Camp David. (Photo by Cheriss May) (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Viktor and Amalija Knavs, the parents of US First Lady Melania Trump, walk across the South Lawn upon return to the White House on June 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. US President Donald Trump returned to the White House after spending the weekend at the Camp David presidential retreat with his family. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump, First Lady Melanie Trump, their 11-year-old son Barron, and Melania's parents, Viktor and Amalija Knav, arrived on Marine One, on the South Lawn of the White House, on Fathers Day, Sunday , June 18, 2017. The First Family was returning from a weekend at Camp David. (Photo by Cheriss May) (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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The president's inaugural visit to the wooded hideaway arrives nearly five months into his presidency. However, the retreat is a place many presidents who served before him frequented for a vacation from Washington.

Few predict the world leader known for his expensive tastes will make this a habit. Earlier this year, Trump told a European journalist that "Camp David is very rustic."

"You know how long you'd like it? For about 30 minutes," he said.

The president, first lady and their son, Barron, were joined by Melania Trump's parents, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, for the overnight stay.

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According to the Camp David blog, which is accessible through the White House website, "The president and first lady are planning to stay overnight in the Aspen Lodge and will return to the White House on Sunday."

The post also noted it would update with additional information should more details become available.

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