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Northfield and Faribault, Minnesota
Along the Cannon River, 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities, Northfield and Faribault draw visitors with Victorian downtowns, funky boutiques, cafes, riverside bike trails and parks, and cultural events bolstered by nationally known prep schools and colleges. Start your trip in Faribault with a bike ride or hike, then tour the nation's only remaining mill that crafts raw wool into blankets. Spend the second day in Northfield and learn how Jesse James left his mark on the town.