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“Scott and Jackie our tour guides kept us in stitches!!” 5 of 5 stars
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The Ride
Departs from 8th Ave & W 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036
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Ranked #151 of 533 Activities in New York City
Type: Tours
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Owner description: Described by the TODAY SHOW as "The Hottest way to see New York," The Ride is geared up to take you on a fantastic and entertaining tour through mid-town Manhattan. See famous city landmarks, find out fascinating facts about New York, be astounded by amazing street performances, and see New York through native eyes. More than a show, more than a tour, THE RIDE is here to make sure you live New York.
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“Scott and Jackie our tour guides kept us in stitches!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This tour is over the top funny! What a great way to see some of the sights in New York City and enjoy some great entertainment while you're at it. The two tour guides, Jackie and Scott, interacted with us the whole time and by the end you felt like you really knew them. It was fun to be entertained by other actors that you encountered on the streets of NY along the way as well. Sometimes you could even get people on the streets to interact even when they weren't part of the tour. We literally laughed the whole tour. We also enjoyed singing New York, New York at the end of the tour to all the people on the streets.

I purchased tickets for myself and 2 daughters (ages 25 and 22) on Travelzoo for a reduced price. The location to pick up my tickets in NYC was very easy to get to. The location where the tour bus picked us up to begin the tour was right across the street from where we got the tickets. We chose the 8:30p.m. tour and enjoyed the nighttime crowd on the streets.

Visited May 2013
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“Scott was INSANE! It was the most fun ever!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Ok, I have lived in New York on and off for 40 years, and this experienpce was by far, the most fun me and my family ever had here. I suspect it was because our guide, Scott was over the top!
He is as versatile and funny as Jim,Carrey. I expect to see his name in the bright lights of Bradway before too long. So by all means, go, see the show...relax, tour The City, and discover tomorrows stars today!!!

Visited May 2013
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“This was fun.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We booked this 10 minutes before pick-up, so we had absolutely no expectations. It was a very entertaining 60 minutes and worth the money. It was interesting to see New Yorkers in such a light.

Visited April 2013
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“exciting tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

You are on a bus with stadium seating and there are two hosts to conduct the tour around NYC. We were on a evening tour but this tour is great anytime in NYC. The hosts are entertaining and full of fun facts. I recommend this to all ages as everyone can enjoy the interesting sights around the city. A great idea when in NYC for fun activities.

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“A show on wheels”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Our group designed where we would visit. We did Upper Manhattan, Riverside Church, Central Park West, Columbus Circle, etc.
Seats are on one side of the bus, tiered as in a theatre.

Visited April 2013
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