Best Things To See And Do In Northfield"Cows, Colleges and Contentment." When you drive into town on Highway 19 from the north, you'll see this sign welcoming you to Northfield. Home to two liberal arts universities and surrounded by farmland fits two "C's". The final "C" is found in just about everything to see and do in this town. From one-of-a-kind shops to traveling back in time to bank-robbing gangster days, you'll be more than content enjoying your time in Northfield.