Montana lives up to its nickname of Big Sky Country, with wide-open plains and star-studded skies. It’s a state whose livelihood was built on agriculture (Montana’s ratio of cows to people is roughly 2.6 to 1) and whose tourism industry has only recently gained national attention. New visitors may be shocked by how dark the nights are, how spectacular the sunsets are and how quiet the mornings are. Stay a few days and you may find it hard to drag yourself back to the city – the fresh air and kind people have a way of getting into your heart.
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