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The Ride

Open Now: 09:00 - 21:00
Open today: 09:00 - 21:00
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“stadium seating”(50 reviews)
“new york”(663 reviews)
THE RIDE & Our Family of NYC Experiences: THE RIDE is an interactive entertainment experience where the streets of NYC are the stage and you’ve got front row seats! THE TOUR is an immersive multimedia sightseeing tour where the past, present and...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
584 8th Ave, Between 37th & 38th Streets, New York City, NY 10018-3007
+1 212-221-0853
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Reviewed today

This was the only sightseeing ride I would recommend for bad weather; it was pouring with rain on the day that we booked, but we still had an informative, fun afternoon.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a fun tour of midtown NYC. I would suggest getting there early to get a good seat (however they are all pretty good). The front row is perfect!!!! Great hosts who are knowledgeable & fun!!!! It’s very interactive as well!!! The street entertainers...More

Thank CMB5
Reviewed yesterday

It was amazing and really enjoyable. The guide was very nice, and their combination made us happy. The performers also great. I wanna write more, but it can be less your fun. Overall, I highly recommend ‘The Ride’.

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Thank sayajongk723
Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I had been on the ride 4 yrs ago so knew what to expect we enjoyed it as much as the first time loads off fun just join in we also went on the tour which was great

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Thank suzyandjohn
Reviewed yesterday

I heard really good things about this, but it ended up being terrible. All we did was pretty much loop Times Square a couple times and that was it. The hosts were terrible, and knew next to nothing about the city, just terrible jokes and...More

Thank Brady M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The guides/entertainers were very enthusiastic and made the experience really enjoyable and fun. Don't want to spoil it for anyone who is planning to book 'the ride' but suffice to say you will be thoughroughly entertained. Value for money 4 out of 5. We used...More

Thank j0hnny2bad
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to this experience but it fell way short of the mark. The bus itself was impressive and it's a nice idea, but unfortunately the hosts were dreadful. Their jokes were poor and their main trick was getting us to wave...More

Thank Brad C
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was such an unexpected fun time with entertainment in and off the bus. Everyone should take The Ride at least once!

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Thank Guide471542
Reviewed 2 days ago

The RIDE was well worth the money! You get to see a lot of popular spots in NYC and learn a lot of history all at once. Our guides were funny , knowledgable and made it a lot of fun. It was my favorite part...More

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Thank adavidson412016
Reviewed 2 days ago

I didn't reallly know what to expect but that made it so much more fun. I never thougt I'd see New York like that. If you don't like normal tours but want information about New York I'd definitely reccomend this!

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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24 September 2018|
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Response from ssiwasch | Reviewed this property |
No, we went before we got on. It’s about an 90 minute ride.
24 September 2018|
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Response from Asa M | Reviewed this property |
No toilet on the bus, furthermore, there no toilet surrounding of boading place. (bus stop)
22 August 2018|
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Response from TheRideNYC | Property representative |
Hello, yes there are only limited number seats available for Pass holders on each departure. Availability for December, for Pass holders, wont be opened until around October. Check back often though as it may release earlier.