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The Ride NYC

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Address: New York City, NY 10018
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Sun - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Described by the TODAY SHOW as "The Hottest way to see New York,"...

Described by the TODAY SHOW as "The Hottest way to see New York," The Ride is geared up to take you on a fantastic interactive entertainment experience through Midtown 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, on THE RIDE the streets are the stage and you have front row seats!

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Very fun way to go around town

The Ride is a very enjoyable experience. The crew is load but very fun. This is a very good way to have a quick overview of Mid town New York. The artists in the street add a lot... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Francep
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time and everyone, even the 13yo, had fun. Tickets with New York pass required us to go early that morning but was worth it to us.

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Thank jewelnjem
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic must do sightseeing when in New York. Great crew on the bus and fun performances along the route.

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Long Island, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were so glad we booked The Ride. It was a great learning experience and worth every penny. Audience participation made it even more fun. Scott and his partner were hilarious. The street performers were a nice surprise. Even the gentleman who put us onboard the bus was friendly and courteous. We will definitely go on it again the next... More 

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Blacklick, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a really fun way to explore the city. You won't get tons of tourist details, it's much more for the entertainment. Highly recommend it for families of ages!

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Ride is a very enjoyable experience. The crew is load but very fun. This is a very good way to have a quick overview of Mid town New York. The artists in the street add a lot to the experience. If you are looking for a fact heavy tour, this is not the ride for you, but we enjoyed... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We managed to get tickets via the New York Pass which was an issue in itself as they do not keep many tickets back for New York Pass holders even though the NY pass advertise it as one of the most popular things to do. We took the 8.45pm trip and whether it was just me I am sure pleased... More 

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Exeter
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of complaints about the new York pass holders this is due to being unable to book in advance and made to get there before 9am to que up for a chance of getting a spot on the bus... a tip for the ride either make a fairer booking system. Other than the booking system we had a great time... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok so firstly don't do what I done, I emailed the ride a date & time too reserve 4 tickets but I put 11/02/17 which I thought was eleventh FEB 2017 so went too box office too collect tickets for in que for the bus (ride) when our tickets were checked I had booked for second November 2017 !! Whoops!... More 

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cheshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the ride. Mixture of history of New York and some very good entertainment inside and outside of the Ride.well worth a trip. Would recommend to everyone of all ages. Excellent!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a great time for our family when we visited New York City in December! It's different and new!

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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 paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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