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Vegetarians may want to think twice about vacationing in Arizona. This is beef country, and cowboy steakhouses are a way of life in these parts. That said, there are actually plenty of options for meatless dining throughout the state. However, you'll find the greatest variety of vegetarian restaurants in Phoenix, Tucson, Sedona, and Flagstaff. Some of my favorite vegetarian places around the state include Tucson's Lovin' Spoonfuls; Macy's European Coffee House & Bakery, a cool college-town cafe in Flagstaff; and Sedona's modern little D'lish. In Phoenix, the Ethiopian restaurant Café Lalibela is not strictly vegetarian, but it has lots of vegetarian options.

Happy Cow's Vegetarian Guide to Restaurants & Health Food Stores (www.happycow.net) has a restaurant guide with more than 6,000 restaurants in 100 countries. VegDining.com also lists vegetarian restaurants (with profiles) around the world. Vegetarian Vacations (www.vegetarian-vacations.com) offers vegetarian tours and itineraries.

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