Obama, the first lady and their daughters stroke down at Andrews Air Force Base exterior Washington on board Air Force One shortly after 11am on Sunday (0300 on Monday AEDT) before journey a helicopter back to the White House.
Obama, tiring a white shirt and a blue blazer, placed his limb around eldest daughter Malia as the first family fall down from Marine One helicopter onto the White House lawn in vivid chill sunshine.
The president began his feast on December 21, but was forced to suspend it on December 26 and fly back to Washington to anxiety lawmakers to falsify a deal to prevent the so-called fiscal cliff.
After an 11th hour agreement was attain that saw taxes rise on only the richest Americans but belated choice on expenditure cuts for a further two months, Obama revisit to Hawaii on January 2.
US media is coverage the president will proclaim on Monday he is nominate Chuck Hagel, a Republican and previous US senator from Nebraska, to prosper Defence Secretary Leon Panetta at the rudder of the Pentagon.
Obama has signaled early second-term efforts on gun control and migration reform after organism avowed in at his investiture in two weeks' time.