Father and daughter Casey and Heather Twain own and operate Paradise Ranch, a combination working/5-star dude ranch outside of Big Sky, Montana, the dude part of the ranch which is just about to open for the season. They decide to hire actor Avery Ford for a promotional event to mark the opening, Avery the star of the "Aim to Please" series of westerns, which Casey, a once famous cowboy in his own right, loves. What the Twains have failed to tell Avery or his agent Candace is that the ranch, whose 5 stars are based solely on authenticity and not luxuries, has been losing more and more business each year, where another failing year will mean the loss of the ranch, which has been in the family for generations. The PR event is a last ditch effort to have a good enough season to pay off their creditors. An amoral developer named Guthrie is just waiting for the ranch to fail so that he can buy it for a song and turn it into condos, despite he coming from a ranching background himself. In ...
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Love in Paradise takes place near Big Sky, Montana, which puts it in either Gallatin or Madison County. The license plates on the Ford pickup have plates that begin with the number "00" and the Chevy pickup's plates begin with "01" On Montana plates the first digits equate to the county and are a one or two digit number that does NOT begin with a zero. A Gallatin county plate would begin with "6" (with no leading zero) and the first two digits on a Madison county plate would be "25". There is no "01". Silverbow county, with Butte as the county seat, has the number "1," again with no leading zero. See more