Northfield, Minnesota is located along the shores of the Cannon River, just south of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, and northwest of Rochester.
For generations, visitors to this picturesque town have found a vibrant and welcoming community with a lot to offer. Both Saint Olaf and Carleton colleges are based here, and their presence helps create an active, open atmosphere few other small towns can offer.
Whether you enjoy the arts, history, nature, or shopping, you’ll find multiple outlets for your curiosities. And when you’re ready to relax, you’ll find one-of-a-kind restaurants, live music and theater, and a variety of comfortable lodging options in Northfield. Explore further at VisitingNorthfield.com.
Like to shop? Before or after the Summer Institute, plan time to make the short jaunt to Mall of America and other Minneapolis-St. Paul attractions.