Your dream retirement awaits in big sky country Montana.

Whether it’s the allure of wide-open spaces, the abundance of natural beauty, or a love of history, your dream retirement awaits in Montana. With a small-town feel and close-knit communities in even its biggest cities like Billings and Helena, Montana never ceases to astound. From the stunning natural beauty of Kalispell’s Glacier park to the iconic Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park, retiring in Montana may be exactly what you were looking for.

Why Retire in Montana?

With a low population density and plenty of wide-open space to roam, retiring in Montana may just be what you’re looking for. With no sales tax, a lower-than-average cost of living in many parts of the state, and low property taxes nearly 0.83 percent lower than the national average. And with some of the safest cities, like Great Falls and Missoula, you’ll have more homestead to enjoy and lots more to keep your days filled as you enjoy retirement in Montana.

What are the benefits of living in Montana?

  • Unmatched, natural beauty: From sprawling prairies to high-peak mountains, the Treasure state has been a beacon for those seeking beautiful wide-open skies and vistas. And home to some of the country’s best national parks, wild, untamed wilderness, and everything to discover in between. Whether fishing along Montana’s Missouri River country, camping, taking multi-day hikes through Yellowstone and Glacier national parks, or enjoying the powdery snow for skiing on the mountains of Big Sky. For those who love the outdoors and are active, retiring in Montana is the adventure you’ve been waiting for.
  • Small-Town Feel: With a low population density from the smallest rural towns to the biggest cities, all through Montana you’ll find safe and close-knit communities with plenty to offer. From the historic capital of Helena to the charming art centers of Missoula, Montana has a little bit of everything to satisfy.
  • Plenty to keep you occupied: There is a lot to fill your days in Montana, from the museums along the prehistoric Dinosaur trail to retracing Lewis and Clark’s famous route or taking a scenic road trip along Beartooth Highway, known as the most beautiful drive in America. The history of the west flourishes and is waiting to be discovered from the pioneer days to the present there are numerous historical battlefields, ghost towns, and natural landmarks waiting to be discovered and explored.

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The Ranches at Belt Creek

Belt, MT
Vacations from $350-800/ person per night. Land for sale starting at $245k

The Ranches at Belt Creek preserve and celebrate a uniquely American way of life. Set among the rolling plains and majestic mountains of Montana, the Big Sky Country will satisfy your every desire for adventure and serenity. Imagine encompassing a luxury mountain lodge, the nostalgia of a working ranch, the peacefulness of casting a line down the creek, and the thrill of world-class skiing all in one. If you seek liberation from ordinary life, treasure your family and legacy, and want to be immersed in nature’s beauty, this luxury ranch resort awaits.


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The wild west awaits you—Montana style. The best way to get to know a place is by exploring it. Plan your trip to visit your potential homes. Many communities offer discounted stays or tours for future residents, so it’s easy to learn more. Select a few options, plan a visit, and get ready for a sunset that’s unimaginable.

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