Amtrak offers service from Union Station to Philadelphia, starting at $50 each way. Megabus starts at $13 each way.
WHERE TO STAY
1715 Rittenhouse Square St.
Room rates vary considerably, but on upcoming weekends a standard room starts at $296 on Friday and Saturday and $170 on Sunday. Continental breakfast included.
WHERE TO EAT
127 S. 18th St.
Vegan sandwiches, salads and soups starting at $6.
507 S. Sixth St.
Vegan pizza and sandwiches on Society Hill. Pies start at $8.50.
1312 Spruce St.
Luxurious Italian cooking with a section of the $155 tasting menu (no a la carte dining) devoted to vegetables.
237 St. James Place
Modern Israeli food, including lots of vegetarian possibilities. Mezze (small plates) start at $6; tasting menus available for $39 and $48.
1221 Locust St.
A true celebration of vegetables, creatively prepared. Small plates start at $9.