Panama City Beach, FL is a draw for thousands of vacationers every year. Beautiful emerald green water accented by sugar white sands…what’s not to love? There are many times when visitors to Bay County are somewhat high profile. Presidents and politicians frequently make stops in the Panhandle to campaign or just take in the sights. President Bill Clinton, Senator John McCain, Mike Huckabee, President George H.W. Bush, President George W. Bush, Mitt Romney and even President Barack Obama have stopped in Bay County. Five years ago, President Obama stopped in Panama City Beach to enjoy some swimming at St. Andrews State Park and even a round of mini golf at Pirate’s Island.