Best things to do in Northfield
Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.
“Lots of craft brews to select from. Open Thurs-Sunday. No food served, but food trucks come. See their website for additional info on food trucks and entertainment.”
“"The Tavern of Northfield serves as one of the town's landmark restaurants. Located in the historic Archer House River Inn, the Tavern provides a relaxing atmosphere with a touch of small town charm. Since 1984 this unique dining establishment has provided thousands of locals, students and visitors with a wide variety of menu selections ranging from hearty entrees and vegetarian options to delicious homemade soups and tasty salads. As a true "made-from-scratch" kitchen, the Tavern prepares fresh bread, soups, sauces, desserts and many other items daily." Daily specials and many gluten free options. Makes a great breakfast!”
“Visit the bank that the James gang attempted to rob and learn local history. There is a fee to get in. Also ask about the walking tour of historic homes and buildings in Northfield. ”
General College & University
“ The St. Olaf College Natural Lands are one of my favorite places to walk and contemplate nature. The lands are curated by biology faculty and include tall-grass prairie, woodland, and wetlands.”