I remember hearing that after Smokey and The Bandit came out, sales of the Trans Am the Bandit drove increased by 700%.

I also heard that Top Gun helped for recruiting pilots for the Navy.

And now Kevin Costner's Yellowstone program is apparently drawing people to move to our state in droves.

Here's a hint from a professional Montanan -- If you're thinking about moving to the 406, make sure you move to WESTERN Montana. That's where all that scenery is. Yep, that entire side of Montana is nothing but endless rolling hills, blue-ribbon trout streams, and no traffic congestion of every kind.

If you sell your place in California and get a ton of money for it, you could buy your own island on Flathead lake. You get an awesome house on a 350-acre island for $72,000,000.

The land is a little cheaper in Paradise. Yes, Paradise, Montana. Have the cheeseburgers there. I heard they were good. Only 184 people live there. Peace and quiet for days.

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Are you a skier? Then western Montana is perfect. You can't swing a dead cat over there without hitting a ski resort. I can't recommend White Fish Mountain Ski Resort enough. They have 15 runs for beginners and scenery for miles. While here in the south-central part of the state, skiers have to find somebody with a horse to pull them around because it's so flat. I'm serious. Look up skijoring.

If you've got to have the most authentic "Yellowstone" experience, then you have to buy a place between Hamilton and Darby. The scenery matches what's on the TV show.

I think now that the Beck brothers have been "taken to the train station" there shouldn't be anybody else shooting at or trying to blow up the Dutton family.

PICTURES: See Inside 'Yellowstone' Star Cole Hauser's Spectacular California Ranch

Cole Hauser doesn't just play a rancher on Yellowstone, he's lived that life off-screen, too. The actor's 5-bedroom-6-bathroom, 5,402-square-foot rural home on a very private, double-gated three-acre parcel of land includes the lavish 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom main residence, as well as a guest house and a separate studio apartment. The main house runs completely on solar power and comes with a 3-car garage, with easy transitions between indoor and outdoor living spaces, and the exterior of the property includes a pool area and a hot tub, as well as fenced-in horse corrals.

You Can Rent a Cabin on the Ranch From 'Yellowstone' - See Pictures

The stunning Montana ranch that serves as the setting for the hit TV show Yellowstone offers cabins for rent, and the price includes tours of the set and ranch. Scroll below to see photos of the extraordinary property.

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