For our birthday this year, 2/3 of us were surprised with Coachella Weekend 2 passes. Everything from the food, to the music, to the hotel was spectacular and we are so excited to now share with you our experience. Enjoy!
After arriving to Palm Springs, California, we stopped for some In N Out Burger. What's a trip to the West Coast without it!?! With the heat and schools in session, the restaurant was packed! But thankfully we had time, and waited patiently for our delicious food.
Burgers, fries and chocolate milkshakes kept our stomachs happy as we made our way over to The Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage, where we would be spending our time outside of Coachella.
Being welcomed with a complimentary candy bar, fresh lemonade, and orange juice in the lobby was the perfect surprise. We ended up grabbing sweets everyday to munch on in the car as we drove to the festival!
Driving to Coachella took some time; not to mention we had to walk about a mile to get in and out of the festival. Once inside, we filled up our water bottles at the refill station and raced over to get a famous watermelon wedge. It was extremely juicy and refreshing!
After attending a few sets at various outdoor stages, it was time to eat (again). For dinner, we enjoyed The Original Chicken Sandwich from Free Range. It consisted of Tempura Fried Free Range Chicken, Fresno Chili Coleslaw, Whole Grain Honey Mustard Sauce on a Toasted Portuguese Bun. So. Freaking. Delicious.
We could not forget about dessert, especially with all the amazing food vendors at Chella. Many bloggers told us to try the iconic Milky Bun from Afters Ice Cream so that is exactly what we did. A Cookie Monster Milky Bun with Fruity Pebbles was the best thing to have after a long day of traveling. Cold creamy ice cream paired with a fresh warm doughnut is a beautiful combination. Afters is an essential place to visit if you are ever in Cali, trust us.
When we finally got back to our hotel at around midnight, we found an assortment of cupcakes in our room. We would like to give a big thank you to Paul from The Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage for these beautiful treats. He helped make our trip absolutely fabulous as well as the entire staff at The Ritz!