Travels of President Ronald Reagan

Country Locale Remarks Date
Mexico Ciudad Juarez Met with President Lopez Portillo. [Visit made as President-elect.] January 5, 1981
Canada Ottawa State visit; met with Prime Minister Trudeau and addressed Parliament. March 10-​11, 1981
Canada Ottawa Attended Economic Summit Conference of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. July 19-​21, 1981
Mexico Cancun Attended Summit Meeting on International Cooperation and Development. Met with the Heads of State and Government of Algeria, Bangladesh, Canada, China, France, Guyana, India, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Tanzania, the United Kingdom, Venezuela, and Yugoslavia. October 21-​24, 1981
Jamaica Kingston Official visit; met with Prime Minister Seaga. April 7-​8, 1982
Barbados Bridgetown Official visit; met April 8 with the Prime Ministers of Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, St. Christopher and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. April 8-​11, 1982
France Paris State visit; met with President Mitterrand and Prime Minister Mauroy. June 2-​7, 1982
France Versailles Attended Economic Summit Meeting of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. June 5-​6, 1982
Italy Rome State visit; met with President Pertini and Premier Spadolini. June 7, 1982
Vatican City Audience with Pope John Paul II. June 7, 1982
United Kingdom London, Windsor Castle State visit; met with Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Thatcher. Addressed Parliament. June 7-​9, 1982
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn State visit; met with Chancellor Schmidt and President Carstens; addressed the Bundestag; and attended a meeting of the North Atlantic Council. June 9-​11, 1982
Germany West Berlin Met with Chancellor Schmidt. June 11, 1982
Mexico Tijuana Exchange of visits with President-elect de la Madrid. October 8, 1982
Brazil Brasilia, Sao Paulo Official working visit; met with President Figueiredo. November 30-​December 3, 1982
Colombia Bogota Official working visit; met with President Betancur. December 3, 1982
Costa Rica San Jose Official working visit; met with President Monge and President Magana of El Salvador. December 3-​4, 1982
Honduras San Pedro Sula Official working visit; met with President Suazo and with Guatemalan President Rios Montt. December 4, 1982
Mexico La Paz (Baja California) Informal meeting with President de la Madrid. August 14, 1983
Japan Tokyo State visit; met with Emperor Hirhito and Prime Minister Nakasone, and addressed the Diet. November 9-​12, 1983
Korea, Republic of Seoul, Demilitarized Zone State visit; met with President Chun, addressed the National Assembly, and visited U.S. troops. November 12-​14, 1983
China, People’s Republic of Beijing, Xian, Shanghai State visit; met with President Li and Premier Zhao. April 26-​May 1, 1984
Ireland Shannon, Galway, Ballyporeen, Dublin Met with President Hillery and Prime Minister FitzGerald; visited ancestral home; addressed Parliament. June 1-​4, 1984
United Kingdom London Met with Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Thatcher. Attended Economic Summit Meeting June 7-9 of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. June 4-​10, 1984
France Normandy Attended commemorative ceremonies of the 40th anniversary of the Allied landing in Normandy. Also present were Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, King Olav V of Norway, King Baudouin I of Belgium, President Mitterrand of France, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, and Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg. June 6, 1984
Canada Quebec Met with Prime Minister Mulroney. March 17-​18, 1985
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn Attended Economic Summit Meeting of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. April 30-​May 4, 1985
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn, Bergen-Belsen, Bitburg, Hambach Castle State visit; attended ceremonies commemorating 40th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. May 5-​6, 1985
Spain Madrid State visit; met with King Juan Carlos I and President Gonzalez. May 6-​4, 1985
France Strasbourg Addressed the European Parliament. May 8, 1985
Portugal Lisbon State visit; met with President Eanes and Prime Minister Scares; addressed the National Assembly. May 8-​10, 1985
Switzerland Geneva Attended Summit Meeting (November 19-21) with Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev. Met also with Swiss President Furgler. November 16-​21, 1985
Belgium Brussels Briefed North Atlantic Council on Soviet summit Present were the Heads of State and Government of Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Luxembourg, Portugal, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. November 21, 1985
Mexico Mexicali Informal meeting with President de La Madrid. January 3, 1986
Grenada St. George's Met with Governor General Scoon and Prime Minister Blaize, and with the Prime Ministers of Dominica, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Christopher and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, and Barbados. Dedicated a memorial to U.S. servicemen. February 20, 1986
Indonesia Bali Attended an ASEAN Ministerial meeting; met with Indonesian President Soeharto and Philippine Vice President Laurel. April 29-​May 2, 1986
Japan Tokyo Attended Economic Summit Meeting of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. May 2-​7, 1986
Iceland Reykjavik Pre-Summit meeting (October 10-11) with Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev. Met with President Finnbogadottir October 10. October 9-​12, 1986
Canada Ottawa Official visit; met with Prime Minister Mulroney. Addressed Parliament April 6. April 4-​6, 1987
Italy Venice, Rome Attended Economic Summit Meeting (June 8-10) of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Met with President Cossiga and Prime Minister Fanfani in Rome on June 6. June 3-​11, 1987
Vatican City Audience with Pope John Paul II. June 6, 1987
Germany West Berlin Attended 750th Anniversary celebrations; met with Chancellor Kohl. June 11-​12, 1987
Germany, Federal Republic of Bonn Met with Chancellor Kohl. June 12, 1987
Mexico Mazatlan Informal meeting with President de la Madrid. Signed textile agreement. February 13, 1988
Belgium Brussels Attended NATO Summit Meeting. Present were the Heads of State and Government of Canada, Denmark, France, Federal Republic of Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. March 1-​3, 1988
Finland Helsinki Met with President Koivisto and Prime Minister Holkeri; rested en route to U.S.-Soviet Summit. May 25-​29, 1988
U.S.S.R. Moscow Summit meeting with General Secretary Gorbachev. Exchanged ratifications of the INF Treaty. May 29-​June 2, 1988
United Kingdom London Met with Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister Thatcher, and Japanese Prime Minister Takeshita. June 2-​3, 1988
Canada Toronto Attended Economic Summit Meeting of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. June 19-​21, 1988