- Our list of the best things to do in Northfield, Minnesota, features the top 77 nearby activities — including 27 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Northfield, MN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 8 things to do within the city of Northfield, MN , followed by 70 popular activities in nearby cities, including Burnsville, Lakeville, Hastings, Prior Lake, Cannon Falls, Apple Valley, Eagan, Owatonna, Jordan and Savage
Northfield Historical Society Museum preserves the history of Northfield Minnesota such as the attempted bank robbery of Jesse James and his outlaw band in 1876. Exhibits include actual artifacts and photographs of the incident.
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Carleton College Cowling Arboretum or 'arb' are acres of land next to Carleton College. It is divided into upper and lower arb. The upper arb which is closer to the campus and Northfield residents has trials for bike use, while the lower arb has primary conservation and educational importance.
The Contented Cow is a British style pub offering a rotating stock of beers on tap. A limited assortment of food is also available with a larger availability at the nearby Indian restaurant Chapati, the pub's sister property.
A space of quiet meditation and contemplation on the Carleton College Campus, Joryo-en Japanese Garden welcomes visitors. A combination of lichen-covered rocks, carefully-placed bushes, and intentional landscaping, the garden embodies the principles of Zen.
A museum devoted to 'encouraging curiosity about the world,' Depot Diner...a musuem has a wide variety of collections of artifacts from human and natural history. The museum features more than 30 exhibits in three halls.
An educational outdoor activity for the entire family, Fur-Ever Wild Wolves & Woods is home to a variety of both wildlife and non-wildlife animals. Guests can visit with the residents while also learning about them. Some animals living there include wolves, cougars, prairies, goats and chickens.
Visitors to Fur-Ever Wild can learn and observe up close North American fur-bearing wildlife such as foxes, bobcats, wolves and cougars. This working agricultural farm offers self-guided walking tours as well as accommodations for groups.