|Types of Transportation Available to Campus:|
The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is 35 miles from campus. Carleton offers a very limited schedule of rides between the airport and campus; call the admissions office to make arrangements. Taxi service runs from the airport to the College. Rental cars are also available at the airport. Amtrak trains serve Minneapolis/St. Paul. These trains generally arrive late at night; therefore, you should plan to stay overnight near the station and take a bus or taxi to Northfield the following day. Northfield Lines also has a bus service to campus.
|Driving Instructions to Campus:|
From I-35, take Exit 69 to Minnesota Hwy. 19 and head east for 7 miles to Northfield. At the first stoplight (where Hwy. 19 merges with Hwy. 3), turn left. Proceed to the next stoplight (2nd St./Hwy. 19) and turn right onto 2nd St. You will come to a stop sign at Division St.; continue straight ahead up the hill on 2nd St. Turn left at College St., which takes you to campus and the admissions office.
|Local Accommodations: Near By:|
The Archer House (212 Division St.; 507-645-5661) is a restored turn-of-the-century inn just a couple of blocks from campus. Highlights are its convenient downtown location and gorgeous views of the Cannon River. Rates range all the way from inexpensive to expensive; special rates may be available during the week. The price includes continental breakfast.The Country Inn (300 Hwy. 3 S.; 800-456-4000) is 1 mile from campus. AmericInn (1320 Bollenbacher Dr.; 507-645-7761) is within three miles of campus. There are numerous hotels in the southern metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul that will be within 45 miles from campus.