ready for a minne roadtrip?
Our three cities offer many attractions for all ages! Enjoy a tour of the Owatonna’s State School Orphanage Museum or the Northfield Historical Society, home of the famous attempted bank robbery by the James-Younger Gang. Take a stroll through Faribault’s River Bend Nature Center which boasts over 10 miles of trails through the beautiful forest and prairies of Rice County. Enjoy the arts at the Northfield Arts Guild, Faribault’s Paradise Center for the Arts or take in the beautiful Louis Sullivan-designed bank in Owatonna.
Each city offers a unique shopping and dining experience. Tempt your taste buds at Costa’s Candies & Restaurant, where they have been making hand-rolled candies for over 90 years. Visit the Riverwalk Market Fair in Northfield for a wonderful selection of produce, fresh flowers, and hand-made artisan crafts. Savor the flavor of cheese with your favorite wine, an organic pear or some rich chocolate at The Cheese Cave located in downtown Faribault. Wander their historic downtowns and take in the unique shops and dining experiences of each city.