President Bush and his family have arrived in Texas, and are now at their ranch in Crawford where they'll ring in the new year.
The president and First Lady spent Christmas with their twin daughters, Barbara and Jenna.
Before leaving the presidential retreat Camp David, the president signed a 555-billion dollar bill, keeping the government and the Iraq war funded.
His signature caps a long-running battle with Democrats in Congress.
President Bush will return to the nation's capitol on New Year's Day.