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Getting there

Philadelphia is about 140 miles from Washington on Interstate 95. Or take Amtrak to 30th Street Station. Fares start at $46 each way.

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Staying there

Holiday Inn

400 Arch St.,

215-923-8660

http://www.holidayinn.com

Rooms from $98.

Omni

401 Chestnut St.,

215-925-0000

http://www.omnihotels.com

Rooms from $169.

Eating there

Mama's Vegetarian

18 S. 20th St.,

215-751-0477

http://www.mamasvegetarian.com

A kosher, vegan, Middle Eastern-inspired family mainstay. Small falafel sandwich $3.50; dinner platters $8.

Honey's Sit'n Eat

800 N. Fourth St.,

215-925-1150

http://www.honeys-restaurant.com

Family diner serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. $2 latkes to $15 fried chicken platter.

Playing there

Preservation Alliance of Greater

Philadelphia

1616 Walnut St.,

215-546-1146

http://www.preservationalliance.com

Offers guided, self-guided and cellphone-based walking tours of 48 historic churches, synagogues and meetinghouses. Guided tours resume in May and cost $10, $8 for students.

Information

http://www.visitphilly.com


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