This Just In....
Fly into Salt Lake City in the morning and you can ski free that day at one of Park City's three resorts, 35 miles from the airport, as part of a promotion called Quick Start Vacation (limited dates through April 16, parkcityinfo.com).
The 163 rooms at downtown Seattle's new Hotel Max feature works by local painters and photographers and flat-screen TVs (hotelmaxseattle.com, introductory rates from $129).
On December 15, the popular King Tut exhibit arrives at Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, where it will remain through April 23 (954/462-0222, kingtut.org, $30).
On January 27, Salzburg kicks off a yearlong celebration of the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birthday with Viva!Mozart, a program which includes interactive period dancing (mozart2006.com, $10).
See rare breeds from Australia's Northern Territories--flying foxes, rainbow lorikeets, frilled lizards--at Animal Planet Australia: Wild Extremes, debuting December 16 at the National Aquarium in Baltimore (aqua.org, adults $19.50, kids $13.50).
The new Madrid Card--which comes in 24-, 48-, or 72-hour increments ($30, $42, and $54, respectively)--grants access to 43 main museums and attractions, free bus transportation, and discounts at stores and restaurants (madridcard.com).
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami has doubled its gallery space with the MOCA at Goldman Warehouse, an annex in the burgeoning Wynwood neighborhood (mocanomi.org, $2).
Disneyland Resort Express, a bus running between Disneyland and two Southern California airports (Orange County's John Wayne Airport and Los Angeles International), has increased frequency to every half hour (airportbus.com, from $14).