i dont know fellas. i spent a week in MT, contemplating a move out there few yrs back. way everyone talked it was the promised land. i was severly disappointed. perhaps it was me, perhaps i expected to much. but besides the rocky mtns being awe inspiring, not beautiful but awe inspiring. that part of the country did nothing for me. not the country, not the people, not the food, not the high prices for everything,,, nothing. IMO you cant beat VA. and some of the other southern states. true, no mtns like what was pictured, but it takes more than mtns that are only beautiful couple months outa the yr to do it for me.