Best Dad Award! Former Jon & Kate Plus 8 star Jon Gosselin took to Instagram on Saturday, November 23, to share some awesome photos from his family’s tropical Thanksgiving vacation. In one photo, Jon posed for a cute selfie with his kids Hannah Gosselin and Collin Gosselin, and they looked super excited to be heading to warmer weather with their dad.

“Hello from our family vacay in St. Croix!!!” Jon, 42, captioned the series of photos. Along with the selfie, Jon also shared a solo selfie of himself with a gorgeous beach in the background, and in few other photos, he showed off the view from the resort where they will be staying.

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Hello from our family vacay in St. Croix!!!

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Fans flooded the comments, praising Jon for taking his kids on such an epic trip. “Absolutely gorgeous! I’m so glad your [sic] getting some time with the kids,” one fan wrote, and another commented, “You are an awesome dad! They look so happy.”

Jon previously teased his big Thanksgiving surprise in an exclusive interview with In Touch at the Victoria’s Voice event presented by the Victoria Siegel Foundation and Greenspoon Marder LLP at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casin earlier this month. “It’s so awesome,” Jon gushed. “It’s like the first time I get to go away with the two kids, Hannah and Collin. It’s amazing, our trip is amazing.”

He teased that they would be going somewhere that would require “passports.” Their entire blended family would also be joining them on the trip, including his girlfriend, Colleen Conrad. “So it’s Colleen’s family and us, me, Hannah and Collin. But it’s our family. I always consider me, Colleen, her kids, Jordan and Jesse [family,]” Jon continued. “Jesse lives in Manhattan and Jordan goes to Temple in Philly and Hannah and Collin. That’s our family. We’re very blended, racially, whatever.”

Colleen took to Instagram to share some snaps from their vacay, too. “Current view. Much needed vacation,” she wrote in the caption of a beautiful view of a sunset over a mountain that overlooked a beach. “Love being with my family!!” she captioned a series of photos of their family enjoying a day by the beach. We hope their entire family has a blast!

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