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The First Family Arrives in Maine 

President Obama and the First Family have arrived in Maine for a weekend getaway.The president, First Lady Michelle, and daughters Malia and Sasha landed around 12:15 Friday at the Bar Harbor airport and were greeted by Governor Baldacci and his wife, Karen. The Obamas’ dog, Bo, and staff arrived earlier on a separate plane.The White House says the First Family wasted no time taking advantage of the day. They say within 40 minutes of landing, the president and family were taking a private bike ride on the trails around Witch Hole Pond in Acadia National Park.The first family plan to stay through the weekend, spending much of the time in the park. No public events are planned, though aides say it’s possible visitors will catch a glimpses of the Obamas enjoying the area.President Obamas vacation to Mount Desert Island marks the first time in a century that a sitting president has stayed there.