Small towns are where it’s at. There's a cute little place in Alberta that you need to visit if you’re looking to travel back in time. Filled with old-timey buildings and a real homey feel, Bragg Creek is the place to be if you need a nice break from city living.\nIn the foothills of the Rocky Mountains is a little secret hamlet that's just begging to be explored.\nSeriously, when you get into Bragg Creek it'll feel like you’ve entered into a western movie set.\nAccording to a 2016 census, there are only 589 people who live there.\nIt’s super close to Calgary so if you're in need of a break from the hustle and bustle then this could be the perfect spot for you. It’ll literally take you 30 minutes to drive to from downtown.\nIt's also the perfect place to live if you're looking to purchase a home close to the action but not right in it.\nThe town draws a big crowd every year and it’s easy to see why.\nThere are gorgeous hikes in the area that offer some pretty iconic views.\nView this post on Instagram Filling up Cowboy vibe instead of Stampede 카우보이 분위기 가득한 작은 마을 . . . #alberta #braggcreek #cowboy #westernvibe #canada A post shared by HyunJung Jay Kim (@presentj52) on Jun 16, 2020 at 8:49pm PDT\nNot to mention the town itself has cute little spots to shop that attract many artisans and tourists.\nDespite the size, Bragg Creek has some awesome local stores including Crabapple Cottage Ladies Boutique and Branded Visuals.\nThere is even a Bragg Creek Brewing Company for all of you that are looking for an afternoon bevy.\nWe've got you foodies covered. There are also tasty places to eat including Creekers Bistro and Sugar Shake Bakery & More Ltd.\nThis town is the perfect combination of lazy and restful mixed with adrenaline-filled adventure.\nWhen you get there, don’t be alarmed if you see an actual horse hitched up in front of the stores. That’s the mood of this town.\nView this post on Instagram White Buddha; 4km, 300m. A post shared by Kimberly (@kimberlyviens) on May 17, 2020 at 6:03pm PDT\nThere are tons of things to do in the area if you're looking to get up and get active including exploring Elbow Falls, Forget Me Not Pond, and Prairie Mountain Hike.\nOf course, Bragg Creek Provincial Park is also in the area, so add it to the bucket list.\nView this post on Instagram From the position of the previous photo, here's the main part of Bragg Creek with shopping centres on the left and centre and the community centre on the right. While hard to see in this photo, the highway on the top right has a long lineup of vehicles, typical for a summers day as the 4-way stop is a huge bottleneck. . . . . . . #workabove #braggcreek #aerialphotography #aerialphoto #aerialview #dronestagram #droneview #dronephoto #dronepic #yyc #hamlet #shopping #touristtown #forest #foothills #explorealberta #travelalberta #djiphotography A post shared by Aerials by (@workabove) on Jun 26, 2020 at 10:42am PDT\nThere’s tons of wildlife so if you're venturing out be sure to have the proper gear with you and don’t leave anything behind.\nWhether you decide to go on a day trip or a multi-day vacation, there is something for everyone.\nJust be prepared to spend most of your time outdoors and fraternizing with the locals.\nChances are you will get to know everyone by the time you leave.