People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (747-622-7382, www.peta.org) has covered vegetarian travel in its magazine and features some veggie trips, accommodations and animal-free travel products on its Web site link (www.petamall.com/trav.asp).
-- Andrea Sachs
Tired of asking, "Is there meat in this?" Then book a hotel, cruise or trip that caters to vegetarians. Among the options:
• The White Pig B&B (5120 Irish Rd., Schuyler, Va., 434-831-1416, www.thewhitepig.com) is run by a vegan couple and is home to 13 pigs -- that you can pet, not eat. The three rooms run $150 to $230 per night and include a vegan breakfast and afternoon treats, such as vegan brownies. Chef/innkeeper Dina Brigish will also prepare a gourmet dinner for $45 (basket) or $60 (full meal) per person; lunch is $10.
The Sweet Onion Inn (Route 100, Hancock, Vt., 800-897-6490, www.sweetonioninn.com) and its sister property the Sweet Thyme Inn (Route 92/28, Green Bank, W.Va., 304-456-5535) offer lodging with vegan and vegetarian meals, respectively. Rates for Sweet Onion: $135 per night for two, including breakfast and dinner. Rates for Sweet Thyme: $60-$100 per night double; meals extra.
The Golden Guernsey (45-932-7994, www.thegoldenguernsey.com) is a vegetarian barn-and-breakfast 90 miles from New York City in Cochecton. Doubles from $80, including veggie or pescatarian (no meat, but eats fish) breakfast.
Hidden Valley Farm (888-624-0315, hiddenvalleyfarm.8k. com/index.htm) is a three-room farmhouse near Owen Sound in Ontario, Canada. Breakfast is vegetarian and organic when possible. Rates from about $60 per couple include breakfast; other meal plans available as well.
For a list of other vegetarian lodgings, check Vegetarian Vacation's Web site, www.vegetarian-vacations.com/usbandb.html,or VegetarianUSA.com, www.vegetarianusa.com. The United Kingdom also has many vegan and vegetarian B&Bs; check with Visit Britain (800-462-2748, www.visitbritain.com) for details.