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The Ride

584 8th Ave, Between 37th & 38th Streets, New York City, NY 10036-7201
+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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“stadium seating” (49 reviews)
“new york” (642 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
584 8th Ave, Between 37th & 38th Streets, New York City, NY 10036-7201
Midtown
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+1 212-221-0853
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"street performers"
in 219 reviews
"stadium seating"
in 49 reviews
"new york"
in 642 reviews
"great fun"
in 150 reviews
"bus tour"
in 118 reviews
"ny pass"
in 75 reviews
"explorer pass"
in 40 reviews
"columbus circle"
in 57 reviews
"audience participation"
in 24 reviews
"fun facts"
in 40 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 69 reviews
"ticket office"
in 33 reviews
"unique experience"
in 48 reviews
"times square"
in 115 reviews
"visiting nyc"
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"big apple"
in 25 reviews
"rapper"
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Reviewed yesterday

It was fun for only those who speaks English. I could enjoy it, but it seems my family had difficulty to understand them all, since they dont speak English.I hope guides could speek more slowly or to increase the visual entertainment more, then everyone can...More

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Reviewed yesterday

My family and I had an absolutely brilliant time on The Ride staff were lovely and the tour guides made it !!!! Must do activity for familiesMore

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

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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely better than the conventional NYC tours. It was my second time on the tour. Took my wife for the experience this time. She loved it!!More

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

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 and way beyond any of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Entertaining, funny, clever, value for money, fantastic hosts on the bus, very professional. If you enjoy good entertainment The Ride is a must. Recommend to anyone 👍More

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

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

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Funny family fun! We enjoyed everything, but were a bit disappointed we didn’t see everything we thought we would based on the description of what was included.More

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Thank Michelle M
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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your 4 star review of THE RIDE.Wish you would have been more descriptive in what you thought was missed? We are not a sightseeing tour so don't claim that you will see anything on the route. We are entertainment, so sit back,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This tour was very entertaining and fun. Definitely recommend it! We really enjoyed all of the pop up street performers.More

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

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

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent trip especially the freestyle rapping and jazz on the street. I wish the duration is the little bit more.More

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

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

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Funny attraction, guide perfect, amazing way to discover New-York, little gift at the end.Only in english...I have done the night performance : less expensive !I highly recommend it !More

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

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

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Carolina A
July 12, 2018|
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Response from TheRideNYC | Property representative |
You should pick all 3 as each one is so very different. THE RIDE: entertainment experience with live performers on and off bus THE TOUR: the new generation of sightseeing done on our unique bus seeing the past, present... More
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Beatriz G
July 7, 2018|
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Response from TheRideNYC | Property representative |
Hi - we would advise against booking these experiences on the same day. THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE is a 90-minute experience in Lower Manhattan. THE TOUR is also a 90-minute experience that departs from Midtown Manhattan. To... More
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June 26, 2018|
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Response from TheRideNYC | Property representative |
THE RIDE is a scripted entertainment experience. We leave it to the parents to make decision about whether it is suitable for their family. If there are too many distractions by the children we will ask the family to leave... More
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