As of mid-November, snow cover in the lower 48 states has reached an all-time low, according to NOAA's National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center's National Snow Analysis. As shown in these maps, just a fraction of the land area of the contiguous U.S. had snow on the ground on the morning of November 14, 2016. http://www.nnvl.noaa.gov/MediaDetail2.php?MediaID=1957&MediaTypeID=1
As part of our summer road-trip season we have researched some of the best trips you can do by car. Here’s our guide to one of Europe’s ultimate road-trips: the ‘Grand Tour’, featuring France, Switzerland and Italy. This trip takes in picture-postcard French villages, snow-covered alpine mountains and the glitz and glamour of Monaco and Milan!