From Northfield, it's 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the south to Springfield and 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the northeast to Manchester.
You don't have to limit yourself to the attractions of Northfield because the whole region has been endowed with a wealth of captivating attractions. Keene, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southwest, and Putney, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south of Northfield are also well worth checking out.
Organise transportation and visit Amherst, a major city for the region, located some 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Northfield. The city has a wide range of visitor attractions, for example Mount Norwottuck, Emily Dickinson Museum and University of Massachussets-Amherst. Mullins Center and Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art are also good spots for checking out while you are here.
Learn something new at Western Massachusetts' history museums.
When the weather is right, make like a local and head to the area's gorgeous waterways for a day of rafting or canoeing.
The closest major airport, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, is located in Manchester, 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the east of Northfield, a handy point to remember when booking your vacation.