About the Show

See what life is like in Big Sky country when couples search for a new home and decide if a move to Montana is right for them. In a stunning setting with unique housing opportunities, find out if these home-seekers are ready to make the move to one of the most beautiful areas in the country.
Season 2, Episode 3

Minnesota Family Turns Big Sky Vacation Into Montana Staycation

One ski trip and Andrew Arthur was hooked on the resort town of Big Sky, Montana. So when he met his wife, Christy, during their residency in orthopediac surgery, he knew one day his family would find a place there. Now these orthopedic surgeons are moving from Minnesota to Big Sky, so they can get away from their hectic schedules and spend quality family time with their twins, Callie and Campbell. With a budget of $600,000 to $800,000, they're hoping for something that's ski-in/ski-out, but the further up the mountain, the more expensive the real estate. Will they find something close to the resort – or will they be willing to drive to get a bigger place for family and friends? But the one must-have – bunkbeds for the kids.

Wednesday
Mar 28
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Active in Montana

Growing up in San Francisco was amazing for Michael and Jenelle Duldulao, but after vacationing in Montana, they decided to raise their kids outside the city and in the small-town community of Helena, where there's more activities and more opportunity for an outdoor lifestyle. The family is all about the activities - and the house comes second, so their agent is tapped with the challenge to not only find them the perfect house but the perfect house near the best activities Montana has to offer.

Thursday
Aug 30
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Newlyweds Ned and Hailey Kurfess move to Bozeman, MT

Newlyweds Ned and Hailey Kurfess are starting this new chapter of their lives in their dream destination of Montana. Forget about the tropics - their honeymoon's a road trip from Southern California to Bozeman, where Ned will learn to become a horseshoer. They saved all their money to buy their first house, that will hopefully include a fireplace, acreage and lots of room for horses, but can they everything on their wish list? Find out if these newlyweds will have a happy ending to their new beginning in Big Sky Country.

Thursday
Aug 30
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 1

The Knobels Leave the Big Apple for Big Sky Country

Best friends Melanie Knobel and Trecie Wheat Hughes went their separate ways after high school in Texas: Melanie to New York City and Trecie to gorgeous Livingston, Montana. After the Knobel family spent a dream vacation with Trecie in her new home town, they're pulling up the stakes in Staten Island and putting down roots in Big Sky Country. The Knobel family of five is psyched to get away from the big city crowds to enjoy horseback riding, fishing and other adventures in Montana's wide open spaces. Retired firefighter Tommy Knobel wants lots of space for his East Coast family to visit, while Melanie wants to step out the back door to fish and play. With a budget of $750,000 and since Trecie's also a real estate agent, they'll tour everything from a custom home on a creek and a fixer upper on the Yellowstone River to a piece of land with an amazing view where they can build their dream home. But which one will they choose?

Thursday
Aug 30
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Helena Dream Home

Ever since he was a kid, Jake Liudahl has dreamed of living in Montana. Now that he's opening a second uniform (clothing) shop there, he's finally moving his family from his hometown of Williston, North Dakota to the state capitol of Helena. The family can't wait to ski, kayak, fish and bike in the Rocky Mountains. Their budget of up to $1 million has them looking at converted barns, custom rustic lodges and a few surprising properties in and around Helena. While Jake wants more land and less house, Shawna wants more house and less land. Find out if they can find the perfect compromise.

Thursday
Sep 6
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

The Magnusons Leave LA for Big Sky Country

Pro Baseball Scout Trey Magnuson grew up in Missoula, and after 15 years in Los Angeles, his family is leaving the beach for Trey's hometown. For his wife, Julie - a native LA city girl - Big Sky Country will be a lifestyle adjustment. To ease the change, she's wants a modern kitchen to show off her chef skills, but Trey wants a rustic cabin with land for the new puppy they promised the kids. As they explore everything from an off-the-grid cabin to a log house on 20 acres, will they strike out or hit a home run?

Thursday
Sep 6
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 7

Young Family With Big Budget Searches for New Home Near Bozeman

Sacha and Chad Troutwine have a baby on the way, and they're ready to move miles away from the big city of L.A. to raise their new family in Big Sky Country. Luckily, Sacha's cousin Trecie Wheat Hughes is a real estate agent in Montana, so she's guiding them in their search for the perfect family home. Having grown up in Alaska and Missouri, Sacha and Chad developed a love of the outdoors and animals at a young age. In fact, part of their Big Sky dream involves creating an animal sanctuary. So they'll need a property with lots of space for their growing family, human and animal. With a budget of $2.5 - 3.5 million, Sacha and Chad are confident they'll find their dream home in Montana. While every home they visit is chock full of the rustic Montana charm they love, finding a property where they can also house livestock proves to be a bigger challenge than expected.

Thursday
Sep 6
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Eureka! In Montana

After Corey Hickman got a job in remote Eureka, Montana, his wife Jessica is reluctant to leave her suburban life in Utah with their three children. With a population of 1,000, Eureka is not Jessica's dream town – but for Corey it represents endless outdoor adventures for their family. While they look at rustic log cabins and houses with lots of land to raise animals – which they both want - Corey's real challenge is to convince Jessica that living in Eureka will be an incredible Montana experience. Will Jessica finally buy into the move? Tune in to find out.

Thursday
Sep 13
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

Young Family Says Bye Bye to Brooklyn, Hello to Bozeman

City folks Neal and Valarie Andrews are saying bye-bye to Brooklyn, and hello to Bozeman. After visiting Neal's sister in Bozeman, they knew it was the perfect place to raise their two sons, Dax and Emmett, away from the hustle and bustle of New York. So the Andrews are packing up their pint-sized apartment and moving across the country. While Neal, an outdoor enthusiast, is excited to ice climb, hike, and experience everything Montana, Val is a little more apprehensive about the wildlife that surrounds these activities. What they can agree on is their excitement over all of the extra space they'll have in their new Montana home, including finally being able to have a backyard.

Thursday
Sep 13
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 13

New Hampshire Family Searches for Home in Kalispell

Justin and Megan Murray are trading in the ocean view of Dover, New Hampshire, for their own slice of paradise in Big Sky Country. Megan, a native of Missoula, traded in her cowboy boots and moved out east with Justin. Four years and two children later, Megan and Justin are craving the simplicity and wilderness of Montana. So they're taking their kids, Hazel and Warren, out west to get back to Megan's roots and find the perfect adventure-lover's paradise! With a budget of $700,000, the Murrays are looking for a fixer-upper big enough for the whole family, close to skiing and hiking and on a property with a gorgeous scenic view. In Big Sky Country, there's no shortage of beautiful views.

Thursday
Sep 13
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Eureka! In Montana

After Corey Hickman got a job in remote Eureka, Montana, his wife Jessica is reluctant to leave her suburban life in Utah with their three children. With a population of 1,000, Eureka is not Jessica's dream town – but for Corey it represents endless outdoor adventures for their family. While they look at rustic log cabins and houses with lots of land to raise animals – which they both want - Corey's real challenge is to convince Jessica that living in Eureka will be an incredible Montana experience. Will Jessica finally buy into the move? Tune in to find out.

Thursday
Sep 20
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Palm Springs Couple Trade Desert Life for Missoula Mountains

Tyler Kirk is bringing his family, wife Maggie and baby Landry, back to his Montana roots, where they can't wait to take advantage of Big Sky Country's great outdoors. They're narrowing their house search to the Missoula area, near Tyler's family, and his new job as a construction manager. Coming from southern California, the Kirks are hoping to get a whole lot of house with their $650,000 budget in Montana. They're looking for a home with lots of land, an open floor plan, and a workshop for Tyler. While local real estate agent, Travis McLean Leitch, finds some amazing houses for Tyler and Maggie, the commute might put a damper in their enthusiasm.

Thursday
Sep 20
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 2

City Gal and Country Boy Take on Great Falls, Montana

Kelsey Conrow, a native Californian, is roping in her long-time beau, Kodi Groves, and heading for 'The Treasure State,' aka Big Sky Country. Having recently accepted a position as a registered dietician in Montana, Kelsey is excited to bring Kodi, a native of Wyoming, back to his country roots. Kelsey and Kodi are looking for a house that hits up both of their wish lists; a feat for sure! While Kelsey wants to looks at more luxurious, updated cabins, Kodi wants a remote cabin with tons of land, which also means a long commute for Kelsey. Will they find some middle ground in the hunt for their Montana dream home?

Thursday
Sep 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Living Big Sky with the Jackson Family

Ted Jackson and his daughters, Lesley and Sarah, are finally moving from their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, to the Glacier National Park area of Montana. Since Ted's company, Ted's Cigars, can operate anywhere in the country, he's ready to move it permanently to his favorite vacation spot. With the help of his business partner, Dennis, and a $3 million budget, the crew tours a custom timber frame house on a lake, a log cabin with killer views and a place with an artist's studio that could be perfect for the artist in the family – Lesley – or will it? Tune in to find out.

Thursday
Sep 27
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 14

Texas Natives Put Down Roots in Red Lodge

Newlyweds, Ashley Knight and Kent Evans, are throwing in the towel, packing up their North Dakota digs, and crossing the Montana state border! Wanting to start a family, this outdoorsy couple have their sights set on the quaint little town of Red Lodge. Ashley and Kent are looking for a log cabin on a gorgeous piece of property. They'd love to find a home with a rustic stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings, a 2-car garage, and a decent-sized wraparound porch. Having experienced their first snowy winter in North Dakota, Ashley and Kent also want a home with a proper mud-room. With a budget of $600,000, will they find their Montana dream home, or will they have to sacrifice a few things from their wish list?

Thursday
Sep 27
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 8

Party of Five Family Sets Sights on Montana

Chris and Christy Wiese, along with their kids Gabriel, Skylar, and Madeline, are looking for a change of pace from their lives in southern California, to enjoy the wide-open space of Montana. With the help of their tumbleweed wrangling real estate agent, Annelise Hedahl, they're hoping to find the perfect family home to set down some roots in Big Sky Country. They're targeting towns on the outskirts of Missoula, near Chris' new job working with the U.S. Forest Service. And with a budget of $400,000 to $600,000 they're looking for a home with enough bedrooms for all of their kids, without skimping on the beautiful Montana views. They visit a house with spectacular views all around, but not move in ready for a family of five, a house with lots of land and a stable for horses, but not enough bedrooms, and a house right on the river, but needing some major updates. Which house will they choose?

Thursday
Sep 27
7:30am | 6:30c

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