Montana is one of the great places on earth! Shhhh...don't tell anyone. If you look up the definition of "paradise" in the dictionary, you'll probably see a picture of Montana. If you live here, you probably consider yourself pretty blessed.

Here are five things you'd miss if you ever left Montana:

 

  • 1

    The Mountains

    Montana is home to some of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the world. Unless you live in the eastern part of the state, you most likely have an amazing views of mountains. Mountains and Montana just sort of go hand-in-hand.

    Jesse James
  • 2

    Summer

    Montana is the perfect place to spend a summer. The weather is just right, and there are endless opportunities to get outdoors and explore. Montana summers are like Goldilocks' porridge: not too hot, not too cold...just right.

    Jesse James
  • 3

    The People

    People from Montana are unlike any other people in the world. You always get friendly waves while driving down the highway, and Montanans never hesitate to help out someone in need. Some of the greatest people in the world live in Montana.

    WHITEFISH, MT - FEBRUARY 04: A general view of atmosphere during the Black Star Beer Barter 2012 on February 4, 2012 in Whitefish, Montana. (Photo by Craig Moore/Getty Images for Black Star Beer)
  • 4

    The Wildlife

    Mountain lions, wolves, and bears, oh my! One of the best things about living in Montana is all of the wildlife. I love seeing deer in my front yard on a regular basis.

    bpperry
  • 5

    The Sense of Pride

    There's a certain sense of pride that comes with being a Montanan. It just feels good to say that you're from Montana.