Montana Destinations

Montana Destinations

Montana Destinations - a State of Big Sky

Montana General Introduction

Montana Destination is situated in the north-west of the U.S in the regions of the Rocky Mountains. Montana is also popularly known as a Big Sky Country because of its famed big blue skies. It is said to be the state of contrast as some parts of the state are Rocky Mountains, hilly areas and in some parts they have flat regions with green coverage. In the words of tourism, Montana Destination is considered to be the best nature tourism. There is 60% of solid ground and the rest as glaciers, waterfalls, lakes, rivers, valleys etc. All together make a scenic phenomenon of the state a life time remembrance for the tourists and visitors.

The ones who do not wish to enjoy the scenic beauty and the nature of the state they may be attracted towards the outdoor activity like fishing generally done in summer and skiing done in winter. They also have world renowned wild life parks and some reservoirs which definitely give and an adventurous trip.

Montana Destination is the 4th largest state of U.S and the features of this state are that it has wide open spaces, lonely highways and dramatic scenery on both east and west frontiers. Residents of the state classify themselves into easterners or westerners. This classification depends on the geographic location of the residents. The west side of the state is considered as liberal and since it has more scenic beauty it is most of the time flooded with tourist. While the east is a bit conservative and as it has some plains and cliffs, hence it is scarcely populated.

Popular Tourist Destination of Montana

Montana offers a lot of places to visit but among all the best ones are Helena and Billings. Helena been the capital city of the state is also said to be the greatest place for the natural beauty. The famous natural attractions of the city are Mount Helena City Park, Lake Helena, Helena National Forest, the Continental Divide, the Big Belt Mountains, Spring Meadow, Lake State Park, Missouri River and Canyon Ferry. Billings on the other hand is the largest city of the Montana Destination and is also the hub of economic activities. The city has everything like clubs, sport complexes, zoos and also some scenic beauty.

Some other destinations of Montana are also a worth to watch such as Bozeman; a trendy kind of place which has a perfect blend of city and town. Another city of Montana also known as the garden city called Missoula is also worth seeing. It is also the house for the University of Montana. It offers great adventures in sports and also gives a rocking nightlife scenario.

Montana Destination

Montana has a small size of Native American population which is at times noticeable along with the European and Hispanics natives. The state culture is a mixture of different cultures of the countries. Though each has its individual name but currently all engrossing under one name of Montana Culture. The majority of the Montana population follows Christianity.

Montana offers the best wild life scenic and which is defiantly worth watching. It also has a recreational opportunity for all the adventurous persons and with every mode of transit be it land, water or sky. You will always find something or the other to keep yourself occupied. Montana offers a big range of food and with great variety. Montana is considered to be the safest in U.S when it comes to the comparison of crimes and violent behaviour.

The people of Montana love their state and they treasure it with their friendly nature and they always welcome the tourist from all over the world.

Montana Famous Destinations

Helena National Forest

Helena National Forest Location Montana, USA
Helena National Forest Nearest City Helena, MT
Helena National Forest Coordinates 46°35′0″N 111°50′0″W
Helena National Forest Area 976,000 acres (4,000 km²)
Helena National Forest Established 1907
Helena National Forest Governing body U.S. Forest Service

Big Belt Mountains

Big Belt Mountains Range
Big Belt Mountains Country United States
Big Belt Mountains Region Montana
Big Belt Mountains Part of Rocky Mountains
Big Belt Mountains Highest Point Mount Edith
 - elevation 9,504 ft (2,897 m)

Helena, Montana

Helena Coordinates: 46°35′44.9″N 112°1′37.31″W
Helena Country United States
Helena State Montana
Helena County Lewis and Clark
Helena Founded October 30, 1864
Helena Government
 - Mayor James E. Smith
Helena Area
 - City 14.0 sq mi (36.3 km2)
 - Land 14.0 sq mi (36.3 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Helena Elevation 3,875 (Helena Regional Airport) ft (1,237 m)
Helena Population (2009 est.)
 - City 29,939
 - Density 2,138.5/sq mi (710.5/km2)
 - Metro 73.412
Helena Time Zone Mountain (UTC-7)
 - Summer (DST) Mountain (UTC-6)
Helena Area Code(s) 406
Helena FIPS Code 30-35600
Helena GNIS Feature ID 0802116
Helena Website www.ci.helena.mt.us