Fat Tire USA and Bradley snow tubes are two top-rated brands of snow tubes according to customer reviews on Amazon.com. In a professional review by the Wall Street Journal of the best snow sleds, L.L. Bean’s snow tube makes it into the top five.
Fat Tire USA’s snow tube has an average customer rating of 4.3 out of five stars on Amazon.com, as of 2016. The outside diameter is 42 inches. Due to its nylon construction, the tube is water and mildew resistant and the nylon also protects against UV rays. Eighty-five percent of customers give this snow tube four or five stars on Amazon.com.
The Bradley snow tube receives 4.1 out of five stars from customers on Amazon.com, and measures 49 inches across when inflated. This tube features two handles sewn into the tube and is great for snow tubing, as well as tubing on lakes and in rivers.
The Wall Street Journal’s article on the best snow sleds includes the L.L. Bean Stowaway snow tube as one of the best. It has a 45-inch diameter, takes two minutes to inflate with the included pump, deflates to the size of a duffel bag and offers a quick downhill ride due to a polyurethane bottom.