This post is sponsored by MEFA and Fidelity. All opinions are my own.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nOne of my favorite parts about living in the Northeast is the opportunity to see a brand-new part of the country I haven\u2019t seen before. We\u2019ve done some traveling around MA, ME and RI, but we\u2019ve mostly stayed on the coast. This past weekend, we had the opportunity to travel to Wachusett Mountain for their annual Kids Fest. Our friends at MEFA and Fidelity invited us to attend, and I\u2019m so glad we were able to make the trip as our kids absolutely loved attending! If you have the chance to attend in the future, I\u2019d highly suggest it. Read on for some of our trip highlights.\r\n\r\nIf you haven\u2019t heard of Wachusett Mountain, it\u2019s about an hour northwest of Boston. They have a sky area and host events there throughout the year.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe drive is not the straightest, but it is quite beautiful. Quickly, we were outside of an urban environment, surrounded by so many trees. We passed a lot of small, quaint little towns as we made our way to the Wachusett Mountain Kids Fest.\r\n\r\nWhen we arrived, we were able to find parking very close to the entrance to the event. As we walked in, we were greeted by a man on stilts dressed in the most patriotic get up. He was blowing bubbles and he even took the time to give my son a major high-five. Rocco had to jump a few times to finally reach his hand\u2014he got such a kick out of it. As you can see from the picture, we had great views of the mountain and the sky runs!\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe event had lots of vendors, activities for kids, and great food options. One of the highlights for our kids was a tent that had an obstacle course set up. Basically, it was an obstacle course for the kids. There were also two different areas to pet animals. My son loves animals, so he was pretty excited to feed the llamas. The kids also loved the giant blow up slide and went down several times.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe event also featured the U.Fund Dreams Tour, which offered fun activities for the kids. My kids loved the photo booth and getting to color their own book mark. For parents, we had the chance to speak with a financial expert to learn about MEFA\u2019s 529 college savings plan and how it offers control and flexibility of our savings. Plus, it\u2019s easy to set up and affordable, allowing great tax benefits for my family.\r\n\r\nGetting to chat with these financial experts definitely raised awareness of the importance of investing in a college savings plan and how it\u2019s best to start saving from an early age.\u00a0 If you\u2019d like to visit the U.Fund Dreams Tour tent, here is a list of some of the upcoming events.\r\n\r\nOverall, we had a great day at the Wachusett Mountain Kids Fest and we\u2019d definitely head back next year.