* Resources: Planning a trip? Check out our vacation survival guide to find useful names, numbers and Web sites to set the course: http://www.latimes.com/travel/sourcebook.
* California: Explore travel options throughout the state by browsing through recent articles and an extensive archive: http://www.latimes.com/travel/california.
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* Reports: Looking for a past special travel issue? You can find stories from recent ones devoted to Europe, Mexico and Hawaii: http://www.latimes.com/travel/specials.