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Get a front row seat to the best of New York City on THE RIDE, an awesome thrill-a-minute bus ride that takes you throughout Midtown Manhattan and through the city's history, thanks to interactive features and expert actors. Let the Big Apple come alive during this 75-minute Interactive experience. Sit in the stadium seating and be dazzled by the lights and TV monitors of this traveling theater. The 4.5-mile voyage through Midtown Manhattan entertains, educates and creates great lasting memories of your visit to New York City. 

See New York City in a more creative and stimulating way than ever before on THE RIDE - the New York City tour with a difference!
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Get an interactive experience of New York City with THE RIDE, a dynamic entertainment experience where the streets of NYC are the stage. You will see Midtown Manhattan through dazzling interactive shows. The 75-minute tour includes Broadway-caliber actors and amazing tales of New York City's history. This is the best way to experience the city.
  • 75-minute New York City attraction with a difference!
  • Experience THE RIDE New York City
  • Entertainment by street performers, including ballerinas and breakdancers
  • Take an entertaining journey through Midtown Manhattan
  • Live onboard commentary by expert guide
  • Ride on a super-sized, technologically-advanced bus!
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Fun Experience!!

My family of 5 (kids ages 13, 11 & 9) had so much fun on The Ride! Our Host & Hostess, Scott & Jackie were great! They were very funny. The bus was comfortable, although very hot. It lasted an hour & 15 minutes &...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Seal of approval from a NEW YORKER!

I loved the ride!! I'm a NYer so you should take my review seriously! haha I took it with a bunch of my friends because we had nothing to do on a Friday night and we wanted to do something different. We were laughing the...More

Thank AngelaBarj
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great experience

We had a blast. I paid the $20 extra to have them incorporate our anniversary into the ride and it didn't disappoint. My wife had a blast and was really surprised. We both thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and were surprised by the attention to detail that...More

Thank BaJu-TGR
Reviewed 6 days ago
Fun for the whole family

This is possibly one of the funnest things I have done in New York City. You get to see a lot of major landmarks from the comfort of the bus and the hosts are wicked funny. I have never seen my parents laugh so hard....More

Thank Alnoormaherali
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review of THE RIDE. It is wonderful reviews like this that make people excited to try us when they are in NYC. We are definitely the most innovative and exciting Attraction in the city. Please tell your friends and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not overly impressed with this tour. I wouldn’t recommend it to others. Our tour guide spoke very quickly and I felt that the jokes were stall from telling them day after day. We did not see that much of the city. I took the movie...More

1  Thank mmmHamilton_Ontario
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

THE RIDE is not a sightseeing tour. You can not compare our entertainment experience with a movie and tv tour. Its apples and oranges. Have a nice day.

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Bryony W
5 August 2018|
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Response from ellsworthdmd | Reviewed this property |
No. Would be a waste of money, unless they let him sit on your lap. I would say it’s more appropriate for 5yo+.
Sandra C
9 May 2018|
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Response from Sunlover1234567 | Reviewed this property |
We did it at night which was brill
Madeleine L
10 April 2018|
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