Trump takes Asia: A look back at President Trump and Melania Trump's trips of 2017

Trump is set to depart for Asia on Friday, marking his first visit as president to five countries.

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will travel first to Hawaii on Friday before continuing on to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. The president is expected to meet with a series of world leaders while on the Asia excursion.

The Trumps have had a relatively busy travel schedule in the 45th president's first year of office, with a range of trips both international and domestic. Aside from happier trips like one to Paris, France for Bastille Day in July, the first couple has also dropped into areas like Las Vegas, Houston and Puerto Rico in the wake of devastating tragedy.

As President Trump heads to Asia, here's a look back at the noteworthy trips both he and first lady Melania Trump have taken part in since assuming his Oval Office role:

Notable Trump travels of 2017
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Notable Trump travels of 2017

Saudi Arabia

Kicking off President Trump's first lengthy international trip, the president and first lady were in Saudi Arabia May 20-22.

Saudi Arabia

Melania Trump spent time with children during their Saudi Arabia visit.


The Trumps then traveled to Israel from May 22-23.

The Vatican

The president met with Pope Francis and other Vatican officials on May 23-24.


Trump spent two days in Belgium from May 24-25 for the NATO summit.

Taormina, Sicily

Trump then arrived in Taormina where the G7 summit was being held.

Hamburg, Germany

On July July 6-8, President Trump spent time in Hamburg where he partook in bilateral meetings with other world leaders.

Paris, France

The president and first lady traveled to Paris on July 13-14, celebrating Bastille Day with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife.

Houston, Texas

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump traveled to Texas twice in late August and early September in the aftermath of the devastating hurricane.

Naples, Florida

The first couple traveled to Naples, Florida on Sept. 14 in the aftermath of the devastating hurricane.

Toronto, Canada

First lady Melania Trump traveled to Canada in September to mark the Invictus Games.

Puerto Rico

The first couple also traveled to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the devastating hurricane on Oct. 3.

Las Vegas

The Trumps also visited Las Vegas on Oct. 4 after the deadly Las Vegas massacre left 58 dead.

More than anything other out-of-Washington D.C. location, President Trump has traveled to a golf course a running 72 times since Inauguration Day.


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