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Best things to do in Northfield

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Food
“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.”
1 local recommends
Cafe
“HOURS: Sun 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM Mon - Thu 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Fri 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Sat 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM”
4 locals recommend
Food
“This place is dessert heaven! They have a beautiful selection of cupcakes, cookies, and more. The coffee is really good as well.”
5 locals recommend
Route
“ There is an upper arb and a lower arb. Great for walks, biking or cross country skiing. ”
4 locals recommend
Book Store
“Great selection of books. One of the few small bookstores left! Right across the hall from Northfield Yarn.”
3 locals recommend
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.”
1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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Store
“A full-service yarn shop located in historic downtown Northfield, offering a broad range of yarns, tools, books & patterns.”
2 locals recommend
Store
“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. ”
4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Brick Oven has delicious sandwiches and soups for a casual lunch and the breads and sweet rolls are phenomenal!”
1 local recommends
Restaurant
2 locals recommend
Bakery
3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
1 local recommends
Cafe
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“Great Hoagies and Pita's. Tell them what you want on your hoagie to make it your own! College students love this place so grab your student a gift card while you are there!”
2 locals recommend
Food
“This little distillery, with its artisan cocktails has become one of my favorite places in Northfield. Laid back, friendly, bring a pack of cards and some good conversation, and hang out. Watch for the nights they pair their drinks with food trucks from the Twin Cities!”
1 local recommends