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The Ride

584 8th Avenue, Between 38th & 39th Streets, New York City, NY 10018
+1 212-221-0853
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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 future of NYC comes alive! THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE is a multimedia historical adventure exploring Downtown Manhattan, featuring the magic of virtual reality that allows visitors to relive historic moments in time. All experiences unfold from our $1.5 million-dollar buses with stadium-style seating, advanced audio/visual technology and floor-to-ceiling glass windows.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
584 8th Avenue, Between 38th & 39th Streets, New York City, NY 10018
+1 212-221-0853
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Reviewed yesterday

The two entertainers on the bus were having a lot of private jokes / conversations with each other that we didn’t get / understand. The street entertainment was lovely and they were very good at the singing n dancing on the street

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Thank OrlaQD
Reviewed yesterday

Purchased tickets for the Holiday Ride, and it was over an hour late to merely ride the bus. We then spent the next hour circling about 3 blocks of Times Square. Really did not see any of the holiday landmarks we hoped to see. Actors...More

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Reviewed yesterday

My family and I had a great time on The Ride!! I’ve been on two times already and loved it just as much the second time around. The crew on board make it very entertaining!!

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Thank jmcolon77
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I didn't know what to expect with The Ride after reading several pages of reviews on Trip Advisor. My group had a fantastic time. Julie and the other hostess (can't remember her name) were great! Their commentary made the ride so much more enjoyable. We...More

Thank LoveToGo37
Reviewed yesterday

We did the holiday edition of the ride. It was sch dulled to depart at 2:00 but departed at 2:40. The two girls leading the tour were friendly. They made every attempt to get audience participation and did at times. I guess I didn’t like...More

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Thank Jody C
Reviewed yesterday

Had a great time. I loved the entertainment, the rapper was fantastic. I was surprised how the entertainment was presented.

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Thank deeO6166BA
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked tickets fairly well for The Ride for the 1230pm experience.. turned up at designated meeting point at 1210pm, to be told at 1250pm we had to walk over one block to catch the bus in a different block... by this time we were...More

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Thank littlemomma4170
Reviewed 2 days ago

I wish we had seen more street performers. There was only 4. Traffic was heavy. The tour of the city was fun though

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Thank Tippy M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband did not want to go on the tour, but by the end he had so much fun that he was singing and clapping the loudest on the bus. The tour bus is built with stadium like seating and takes you on a 90...More

Thank Juneth Gweneth W
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful funny and interesting "RIDE" I highly recommend. Great value for money and great hosts .See NYC in a different way.

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Thank jacdan7
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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2 December 2017|
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Response from TheRideNYC | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest. THE RIDE is NOT a sightseeing tour. It si an interactive entertainment experience that covers midtown Manhattan. Total length, depending on traffic, is 75 minutes.
9 November 2017|
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Response from TABARTHOLOMEW | Reviewed this property |
There were 3 of us. Tickets for the Ride are limited and must be reserved the day you want to use them. Just go to the ticket office closest to your location and be there early. We didn’t didn’t have any problem getting... More
8 November 2017|
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Response from spittsy | Reviewed this property |
No, you can go on this during the day too.