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10 Reasons Montana Has What's Missing In Your Life

The last best place is the first place you should look for your summer vacation. Get there layover-free with new nonstop flights from DFW to Bozeman, MT, with American Airlines.

1. You can take in a view that's more scenic than your weird cubemate, Staci.

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What Montana has: mountains for days

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What Montana has: mountains for days

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What Montana has: mountains for days

2. You can see amazing things in person and not just on your phone.

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What Montana has: three of the five entrances to Yellowstone National Park.

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What Montana has: three of the five entrances to Yellowstone National Park.

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What Montana has: three of the five entrances to Yellowstone National Park.

3. You can find some actual stress relief.

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What Montana has: R&R behind every corner.

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What Montana has: R&R behind every corner.

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What Montana has: R&R behind every corner.

4. You can indulge in things that are worth indulging in.

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What Montana has: plenty of restaurant options and over 50 craft breweries.

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What Montana has: plenty of restaurant options and over 50 craft breweries.

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What Montana has: plenty of restaurant options and over 50 craft breweries.

5. You can have family time where you actually interact with each other.

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What Montana has: family-friendly activities for kids and adults alike.

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What Montana has: family-friendly activities for kids and adults alike.

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What Montana has: family-friendly activities for kids and adults alike.

Guided horseback rides, lounging on the shores of Mystic Lake, or zip-lining in Big Sky are just some of the activities awaiting families.

6. You can cool off in water that you're not terrified to get in.

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What Montana has: miles of freshwater rivers and lakes.

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What Montana has: miles of freshwater rivers and lakes.

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What Montana has: miles of freshwater rivers and lakes.

7. You can find a cultural outlet that isn't binge-watching a TV show.

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What Montana has: nationally acclaimed theater, Smithsonian-affiliated museums, and weekend festivals all summer long.

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What Montana has: nationally acclaimed theater, Smithsonian-affiliated museums, and weekend festivals all summer long.

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What Montana has: nationally acclaimed theater, Smithsonian-affiliated museums, and weekend festivals all summer long.

8. You can find vacation activities that are worth getting excited about.

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What Montana has: miles of trails, rivers, and roads for wherever your heart takes you.

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What Montana has: miles of trails, rivers, and roads for wherever your heart takes you.

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What Montana has: miles of trails, rivers, and roads for wherever your heart takes you.

9. It has nature you actually want to see.

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What Montana has: more varieties of wild plants and animals than you can even imagine.

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What Montana has: more varieties of wild plants and animals than you can even imagine.

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What Montana has: more varieties of wild plants and animals than you can even imagine.

10. You can visit a vacation spot where you can truly get away from it all and not just get stuck in a crowd of tourists.

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What Montana has: big skies and wide-open spaces.

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What Montana has: big skies and wide-open spaces.

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What Montana has: big skies and wide-open spaces.

And now Montana is more accessible than ever with direct flights between Dallas and Bozeman seven days a week this summer.