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If you are thinking of moving from California to Montana, Pink Transfer Moving & Storage is the only California local moving company that can say we will take you to 11 other states with the same truck and crew the entire way.

Our goal is to make your move easy, and to help with that we also offer services like:

When you are looking for a moving company you can trust, Pink Transfer Moving & Storage is the way to go! We are:

  • A trusted moving and storage company since 1928
  • A member of the American Trucking Association Moving & Storage Conference
  • Fully-licensed and insured

If you are planning to move to Montana from California and want a reliable moving company that won’t change truck or crew halfway through your move, give us a call at (888) 746-5668 or fill out our form for a free quote.

California to Montana Movers

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There are a lot of reasons that come into play when you think about moving from California to Montana. A big reason someone may be looking to move is space. California is one of the most densely populated states, whereas Montana is the 4th largest state and only ranks 43rd in population. The largest city in Montana is Billings with 109,595 residents. Comparing this to California, the largest city would be Los Angeles with 3,966,936 residents. As you can see, it is a lot easier to be spread out in Montana and be able to have more land.

When it comes to cost of living, Montana is also a lot cheaper than California to live in. Compared to the national average, Montana is 6.29% lower for cost of living. Property taxes are also low compared to California.

California is known for being sunny and warm pretty much all year long with a little bit of rain here and there. If you are looking to move somewhere where you can experience all four seasons, Montana can provide that in full force.

Depending on what side of the Continental Divide that you are on in Montana, the weather can vary. If you are on the eastern side, winters can be brutally cold and come with a lot of snow where the summers experience harsh heat. If you live on the western side, the climate tends to be milder with the average temperature in winter being 28 degrees and in the summer around 84.5 degrees.

Best Cities to Move to in Montana

Known for being the “Big Sky State”, Montana is home to breathtaking views and wide-open spaces to enjoy. Glacier National Park is in Montana, nicknamed the “Crown of the Continent”, it lets you see all the beauty that Montana has to offer.

Depending on where you are looking to live, the state has relatively large cities, if you are looking for somewhere more densely populated, or some exceedingly small towns, if that is the feel you are going for.

Here are the top 4 cities we recommend to start your search:
1. Billings: This is the largest city in Montana and offers you a city feel with lots of things to do. In downtown Billings is Montana’s only walkable brewery trail which is a 1.5 mile of breweries, distilleries, and a cider house. There are also plenty of nature trails to hike or bike including the Pictograph Cave State Park.
2. Helena: Helena is the capital of Montana and rich in history. You can find plenty of things to learn about in this city regarding Montana’s history at places like Carroll College or the Montana State Capitol building. There are also over 75 miles of nearby trails to explore and a natural geothermal hot spring at Broadwater Hot Springs & Fitness.
3. Great Falls: This city lives up to its name, located on the Missouri River near plenty of waterfalls. It is a great place if you are looking for plenty of outdoor activities to do. From hiking to skiing you can explore the heart of Montana and the diverse nature within it.
4. Butte: If you are looking to find a city filled with history, Butte is a great option. With its Victorian uptown business district and trolley tours, you can get a first-hand look at the preservation of history in this city.

Moving Services from California to Montana

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Moving to a new state takes a lot of time and planning, but with Pink Transfer Moving & Storage, we make that process stress-free and easy for you. We are the only local moving company in California that can say that we will take you to 11 different states with the same truck, driver, and crew the entire way there.

We help with whatever you need done by offering extra services such as:

  • Packing and Unpacking services
  • Specialty packing materials for any large or fragile items
  • Specialty moving (Gun Safes, Antiques, Pianos, and more)
  • Disassembly and Reassembly of any items

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Looking to move from California to Montana with Pink Transfer Moving & Storage? Give us a call today for more information at (888) 746-5668 or fill out our form for a free quote.

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