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The Ride

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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About
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
Contact
584 8th Ave, Between 37th & 38th Streets, New York City, NY 10018-3007
Midtown
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+1 212-221-0853
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Reviewed today

We took Downtown Experience bus tour and it was a very fun time with our tour guide, David. He explained us the history and culture of New York along with the iconic downtown buildings and areas. I’ve lived in NY for more than 10 years...More

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Thank Chobi2018
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your 5 star review of THE DOWNTOWN Experience. The worlds only VR on a bus . It is wonderful reviews like this that make people excited to try us when they are in NYC. Many people call us the best Family Attraction...More

Reviewed today

If you are interested in touring Manhattan in a most unique way, you must experience it on The Ride! We were blown away by the entertainment they have prepared for you and the tour (hour plus or so) just went by way too fast. I...More

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Thank esaldana2016
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded today

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. Many people call us the best Family Attraction in NYC! Please tell your friends and family about...More

Reviewed today

You see the main spots of Midtown and some "street shows" of the associated performers. The entertainers within the bus are a bit too noisy for my taste, in fact the ride is more a show rather than a tour of the city. You need...More

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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded today

We write on here all the time that we are not a sightseeing tour, so comparing us to one is not fair. We are an entertainment experience and many people say we are just as good as a Broadway show. Sorry you did not enjoy...More

Reviewed today

It was a great night, lots of laughts and even some learning experience with lots of fun facts! The car was great and comfortableMore

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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded today

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. Many people call us the best Family Attraction in NYC! Please tell your friends and family about...More

Reviewed today

It was so nice and interesting! I was impressed by NY and histories. there are so many great building and stories. MCs were really nice.More

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Thank seonupark
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded today

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. Many people call us the best Family Attraction in NYC! Please tell your friends and family about...More

Reviewed yesterday

A most entertaining tour , very good ,funny guide great driver didn’t stop smiling throughout the trip .More

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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded today

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. Many people call us the best Family Attraction in NYC! Please tell your friends and family about...More

Reviewed yesterday

We took “the tour”. It was different since you are facing the street. The tour guide we got was amazing, she kept us engaged, the special effects are nice. We actually wanted to take “the ride” but we had small kids so they said we...More

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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your 4 star review of THE TOUR. It is wonderful reviews like this that make people excited to try us when they are in NYC. Many people call us the best Family Attraction in NYC! Please tell your friends and family about...More

Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic! Great fun! A real must whilst visiting New York. Thoroughly enjoyed the Ride it was very entertaining. A must for all ages!More

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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded today

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. Many people call us the best Family Attraction in NYC! Please tell your friends and family about...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was an experience included in our New York pass but probably would’ve looked into it regardless . A very entertaining 90 mins plus We did a 915 pm ride and were laughing from start to finish . Our hosts Scott and his female companion...More

Thank TJD65
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded today

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. Many people call us the best Family Attraction in NYC! Please tell your friends and family about...More

Reviewed yesterday

Had a fab time on the ride with my family. Jackie and Jackie were great. Loved the fact they included my son which made him feel a part of it. Great touch putting New York New York on at the end. Would recommend xMore

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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded today

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. Many people call us the best Family Attraction in NYC! Please tell your friends and family about...More

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Questions & Answers
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lynseygallagher2018
10 October 2018|
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Response from TheRideNYC | Property representative |
Its really about personal preference whether day or night. Remember THE RIDE is NOT a sightseeing tour so its foolish to compare us to a double decker tour. We dont do that type of service. The route doesn't matter, its... More
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SurreyEmily
24 September 2018|
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Response from TheRideNYC | Property representative |
There are no toilets onboard the bus. Please go before you board.
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SurreyEmily
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)
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