Things to Do

Whether you prefer an active outing outdoors, or a relaxing evening in, Northfield has something for every interest. From hundreds of acres of parks to golf course and trails to visual and performing arts, there is always something going on. Explore this section for all the details and then check out our calendar of events to see what catches your interest.

Around the Area

Northfield is an ideal central location for touring the area and visiting many of Minnesota's great attractions. Following are places that can be enjoyed while staying in beautiful Northfield

  • Cabela's, Owatonna
  • Elko Speedway, Elko
  • Valleyfair!, Shakopee
  • Minnesota Zoo, Apple Valley
  • Mall of America, Bloomington
  • Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
  • Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, St. Paul
  • Dakota County Heritage Village, Farmington
  • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum,Chaska
  • Rice County Historical Society Museum, Faribault
  • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Bloomington
  • Steele County Historical Society Village of Yesteryear, Owatonna
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