Come visit the scenic river town of Northfield for an unforgettable getaway. Only about a half hour south of the Twin Cities, Northfield is Minnesota at its best! Come for an event — stay for the experience!
Events and Festivals: From the Defeat of Jesse James Days to the Bridge Chamber Music Festival to a summer-long Riverwalk Market Fair each Saturday, Northfield has an appreciation for history, music and the arts! (See our “Deals” for more on Northfield)
Entertainment & Attractions: Historic downtown, Riverwalk Market Fair, Shops, Art Galleries, Museum & History Tours, Goodsell Observatory, Carleton’s Japanese Garden, Cowling Arboretum, St. Olaf’s Norwegian-American Historical Association, Cannon River Wilderness Area, Big Woods State Park, Performing and Visual Arts, St. Olaf, Carleton College, Northfield Historical Society, Defeat of Jesse James Days, Northfield Arts Guild
Outdoor Recreation: Cross-Country/Skate Skiing and Hiking at the Arboretums, Canoeing, Kayaking and Fishing on the Cannon River, Geocaching at Nerstrand Big Woods State Park, Snowmobiling, Skating, Disc Golf, Biking, Golf & Skydiving
Dining & Accommodations: Stay at a cozy B&B, historic inn, or hotel and enjoy fine dining options.