Being the leader of the free world is stressful. Do you pick up the red phone and make a continent-altering decision? Or do you fight off the dozen or so candidates gunning for your job next November? When things are getting too intense in the oval office, our fearless leaders really know how to kick back and relax. Some of these destinations are famous, others infamous, but all of them helped our Presidents wash their worries away.
New York City, New York
Who: John F. Kennedy
Fact: In the sixties, JFK made his second home in an apartment on the 34th floor of the Carlyle Hotel. Rumor has it that Kennedy used the many tunnels underneath the Carlyle to sneak Marilyn Monroe up to his bedroom.