Before the historic day begins, US President-elect Barack Obama drops his children off at school in Chicago, like any other dad.
It's not quite Air Force One yet, but Obama takes time out to wave at photographers on the way to Washington to meet his predecessor.
George W Bush and his wife Laura wait for Obama and wife Michelle as they get out of their car outside their soon-to-be new home.
The meeting was arranged unusually quickly and it's said to be because of the on-going war and deep-seated economic crisis.
Obama has already suggested that he will reverse some of Bush's recent policies, including those surrounding stem cell research.
There haven't been any detailed reports of their meeting but it's thought that the situation in Iraq would have dominated the meeting.
The talks lasted about two hours and First Lady Laura Bush gave Michelle a tour around the private areas of the White House.
The Obamas will live in the White House for the next four years with their daughters Malia, aged 10, and Sasha, aged seven.
A spokesman for Bush said the talks were relaxed and constructive while Obama's spokeman described them as wide-ranging.
Obama gets comfortable in the Oval Office which he will take over on 20 January when he becomes the 44th president of the US.