"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." -Margaret Wolfe Hungerford

Montana is known far and wide for a lot of things, including it's beauty. There are some places in this state that can take your breath away with their beauty. Some towns in Montana aren't just known for their beauty, they have charm as well. One town in particular as been named as one of the 'most charming' towns in Montana.

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When it comes to some of the most beautiful small towns in the world, Montana isn't recognized on this particular list. As a matter of fact, the United States doesn't have any towns that has made the list of some of the "most beautiful small towns" in the world. There is one town, that made this list. It's one of our neighbor to the north in Canada. It is also within driving distance to Montana.

Our Neighbors to the North Made the List

According to Thrillist, they named the "Most Beautiful Small Towns in the World to Visit". Banff, Canada made the list. Banff, was the only small town located in North America that made the list. Other towns around the world made the list from Norway, Japan, Germany and even the Azores Islands.

Banff, Canada
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Banff is an amazing place. I have had the privilege of visiting the area a few times over the years. I have been there both in the summer and in the middle of winter and enjoyed the lakes, hikes and mountains in the area. Not having any Montana towns on the list is a bit surprising. because of the attention the state has been getting over the past few years, but I won't complain. I will just enjoy what Montana has to offer and we can all keep our beauty a secret.

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