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THE RIDE Interactive Musical Bus Tour

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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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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    I thoroughly enjoyed this. Far more than I thought I would. Firstly, we had some problems with cancellations due to technical issues. Not once, but twice! However TheRide staff and helpline number were great at rebooking us. They comp’d us to front row seats to...More

    Thank PetulaClark1964
    TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    This is a great, detailed 5 star review. We appreciate you coming onboard and then taking the time to write a wonderful review. We apologize about the cancellations earlier in week but very happy that we were able to rebound and turn the experience around...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    I seem to be in the minority here looking at other reviews but I just didn’t get it at all. Lots of cheering, clapping for nothing and doing the wave for no reason !!! There was too much chat back and forth between the hosts,...More

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    TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

    You are definitely in the minority with a review like this. We offer a unique experience, only available in NYC, on the coolest bus ever built. If you cant find the joy and fun in that, you can always go back to the normal, boring...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had great hosts who were entertaining. The Ride was a lot of fun but we wish it could have lasted longer.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Jenny R
    TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    We wish it would never end either.....! Come back and see us again soon

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The night tour was extremely entertaining, this is owed to our great tour guide Scott. He entertained from start to finish and we are still laughing hours later. Great experience, way to go!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Emily P
    TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    Extremely entertaining....the most fun you can have in NYC

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Not the cheapest, we did it with the New York Pass so it was free and worked brilliantly. You have to book in advance for the pass, we did it a month or so in advance and did the 10.30pm ride, which through Tine Square...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Piers1234
    TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    Your boys are very smart, we knew it the moment we saw them!

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    dbeer74
    April 9, 2019|
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    Response from flowrido | Reviewed this property |
    I did the RIDE in the late evening and it was fun! Like others have said, it won't the biggest difference however at night the RIDE lights up more so you can have more fun with those passing by. Ultimately, it depends on... More
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    Crista V
    November 3, 2018|
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    Response from Angela T | Reviewed this property |
    I would say no, the two rows of window seats are set side on next to one another, there could be room at the end I missed, but a large step onto the bus would kind of say not.
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    sebastianl534
    October 20, 2018|
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    Response from MLHoner | Reviewed this property |
    You would need to call The Ride customer service number.
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