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The Ride

584 8th Ave, 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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“new york” (671 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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584 8th Ave, Between 38th & 39th Streets, New York City, NY 10018
Midtown
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+1 212-221-0853
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the best nyc attractions we went to on this trip. Enjoyed this ride completely and is a very different kinda of tour.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

NYC for my daughters 21st - did the Ride one evening - a real laugh, funny hosts on the bus and great street entertainers. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My 21 year old son and I went took the Tour experience. We have done many tours of the city before as this is our 4th time here. This was a 75 min tour and i feel it held our attention and we heard some...More

Thank Cheryl F
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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review of THE RIDE. Now you never have to try another city tour ever again as you can stick with us! We offer the best on the bus experience in NYC by far. So happy you discovered us and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was so much fun. You just laugh and wave and get entertained for 75 minutes. The 2 guys on the bus and the street entertainers involved in the ride were all excellent

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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review of THE RIDE. We appreciate the kind words and happy that you gave us a chance on your recent trip to NYC. Please tell your family and friends about us.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was so much fun, we laughed the whole time. The hosts were brilliant. I would recommend anyone do this but get in early as it books up quick.

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Thank lorraine M
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TheRideNYC, Owner at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review and 7 thumbs up! We really appreciate it and happy that you had such a great time with us. Please come back and visit again soon.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth spending a couple of hours on this tour super fun for all!!! Make sure you get there early to get tickets if you have a pass.

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Thank Hannah F
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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review of THE RIDE. We are definitely worth spending time with, as you are. We loved having you aboard with us.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tina and the rest of the team were great! The weather was a mix of rain and snow but that did not stop the performers from giving there all. A different way to to do drag.

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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review of Queen of THE RIDE. This is one of our newer products offering a unique take on a Drag party. We are so glad that you came aboard and enjoyed Tina! Please tell your friends about us.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A lot of money, and you see nothing, the line to pick up the ticket was very long and kost a lot of time.

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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

THE RIDE is NOT a sightseeing tour. We are an entertainment experience.

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Mariajedwards
19 February 2018|
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Response from TheRideNYC | Property representative |
Hi, yes, it is highly recommended that you book in advance at our website ExperienceTheRide. Our departures sell out fast. If you are a Pass holder we will also have the ability for you to book in advance starting on April... More
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Jonin J
11 January 2018|
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With the Explorer Pass you can make your reservation ahead of time either by phone or email. You will still need to come to Box Office at some point with your pass but it can be any time ahead of your scheduled departure... More
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Patty S
8 January 2018|
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Thank you for your interest in our THE DOWNTOWN Experience. This is our newest and hottest in our family of THE RIDE Experiences. TDE is the only place in the world where you get a scripted Virtual Reality, immersive... More
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