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President Donald Trump waves from his motorcade vehicle after departing Trump Tower on August 16, 2017 in New York City.

The president and first lady travel in an ‘imperial bubble’ where the US government books entire floors of hotels, closes down airports, a...

When members of the US presidential administration travel, their trips require more than booking flights and hotels. See inside the "imperial bubble."
A Secret Service agent stands guard as US President Barack Obama answers questions during a town hall event at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina, March 6, 2015.

15 Secret Service code names for presidents, first ladies, and first children — and the stories behind them

The White House Communications Agency assigns each member of the first family a code name for Secret Service agents to use while in office.
George Washington reenactment in front of Mount Vernon.

Here’s a tour of George Washington’s estate, Mount Vernon

The sprawling estate is home to a 21-room mansion, lush gardens, a museum, an education center, and even Washington's dentures.

This GIF shows all of the US presidents in order of height

The tallest American president was Abraham Lincoln, at 6 feet 4 inches. President James Madison was the shortest at 5 feet 4 inches.

Half the US presidents were born in 4 states. These are the 21 states that have produced the most presidents.

Here are the 21 states that have produced the most US presidents, with Virginia and Ohio leading the way with a third of elected presidents.

Before-and-after photos show how dramatically presidents aged in office

As President Barack Obama reflected on his time as president, he had a way of acknowledging his waning time in office: a joke about his graying hair.

18 books US presidents have written about their time in office

US presidents have had a substantial impact on the world that we live in. They've been placed at the helm of some of the most significant decisions humans have made in their history. These books give us a rare glimpse into the inner workings of their administrations and thought processes.

Shocking things you didn’t know about every US president

From owning giant blocks of cheese to a prolific wrestling history, here are some surprising facts about US presidents.

Here’s how US presidents and first ladies have celebrated Valentine’s Day

From Jimmy Carter to Donald Trump, living in the White House doesn't keep presidents and first ladies from taking time for romance over the years.
President Barack Obama and his dog Bo were very close.

25 photos of some of the most adorable and well-known dogs to live in the White House

Dogs are the most popular pet for presidents. These 23 are some of the most adorable and well-known canines to grace the Oval Office.