Northfield is a lovely little village located in Summit County, Ohio, United States of America. Northfield has a population of only 3.800 residents and an area of 1.1 square miles. Due to its size and surroundings, Northfield is a favorite of tourists who love to come here to relax and to enjoy a few quiet days far away of the madness of big cities. Northfield also offers numerous attractions, while the friendliness of the locals is specific to American villages. Even with such a small number of residents, Northfield still takes pride with its notable former or present locals: composer Amzi Chapin, actor Daniel Letterle, astronaut Ronald Sega and author Marc Sumerak. If you want to visit the village, you should know a few things about its main points of interest.
Northfield Park is a harness racing racetrack located within the city area and offering more than 200 races each year. The attraction was built in 1934 by Al Capone and was then intended to be a midget sports cars racing facility, named Sportsman Park. Twenty years later, it became the place you can visit today. The nickname of this attraction is "The Home of the Flying Turns" and its motto is "Every nineteen minutes the place goes crazy".
Brandywine Falls Adventure at Carriage Trade Farm offers a great variety of tours of the village, tours in which a great guide will explain you the history of the beautiful Northfield, since its settling until present days. If you want to admire the historical buildings and to know everything about them, choose one of these lovely tours.
Northfield Historical Museum offers a large quantity of information on the history of the village. It is also the host of marvelous collections of artifacts and vintage photographs of former residents of the area of Northfield.