There's a reason Montana is known as Big Sky Country. This sparsely populated state is one of America's most majestic, with natural, rugged beauty and abundant wildlife. Considered a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, Montana offers visitors gorgeous natural scenery and some of the best access to outdoor recreation. If civilization is needed, you can explore the art and culture of cities like the capital Helena or Missoula. With access to two of America's most famed National Parks, visitors can revel in nature's beauty at a destination that's both active and relaxing.