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The best places to go sledding and tubing in Boston

Next time it snows, grab your crew and go sledding at one of these top spots around Boston

By Eric Grossman and Boston Contributor

Whenever there's a snowstorm, local kids of all ages head for the hills to go sledding and tubing around Boston. Whether you're a playful parent or a kid who never grew up, there's something undeniable about zooming down a snow-covered hill—it's definitely one of the best things to do outdoors in the winter in Boston. If you're looking for something a little more challenging, check out one of the best places to ski near Boston, or one of the best snowboarding spots in the area. Just remember to follow basic etiquette and let others safely have their turn before you go flying down the hill!

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Best sledding and tubing spots around Boston

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1. Sugar Bowl, Jamaica Plain

Jamaica Pond's Sugar Bowl is one of the safer and more popular places to sled in the city. It's an inverted hill, meaning you can drop in on one end and swing back on the other side without worrying about sliding into the street.

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