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The Ride

584 8th Avenue, Between 38th & 39th Streets, New York City, NY 10018
+1 212-221-0853
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THE RIDE New York City
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THE TOUR New York City Powered by THE RIDE
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THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE New York City Powered By THE RIDE
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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584 8th Avenue, Between 38th & 39th Streets, New York City, NY 10018
Midtown
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+1 212-221-0853
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Reviewed yesterday

I had heard lots of good reviews about The Ride but didn't really know what to expect. You spend 75 min on a bus with seats that look on to the pavement and 2 guides who play off each other. We did it in the...More

Thank CatherineH94
Reviewed yesterday

I took my wife and my 11 year old daughter on this and they both loved it. I did too. We had never seen anything like this before. Entertainers would come out of no where and just start dancing or singing. We had 2 guides...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed yesterday

If you aren't in to seeing every nook and cranny to be found in New York City, but you want to get a feel for what New York is, what is has to offer, and why it is the America's City... DO THE RIDE! This...More

Thank admit_it
Reviewed 2 days ago

The ride was a great way to get a different perspective on the city. Comedians were great and they even had some interesting facts in amongst the jokes. Fun to interact with people on the street.

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

Thank you for your 5 star review of THE RIDE. Great to read that you had such a good time onboard with us. We strive to make everyones experience with us, unique and memorable. Please tell all of your friends and family about us!

Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a good tour with a lot of fun, but they should think about to present it in different languages. When your english is not so good you don't understand all the jokes and the information.More

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

Thank you for your 4 star review of THE RIDE. It would be difficult for us to translate THE RIDE into other languages. Our talented performers have to react to what is happening on the streets, including traffic issues. With those obstacles it would be...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We bought the 5-Day New York Pass and noticed that we were entitled to free admission, normal price $55 per person, to The Ride. First we had to collect our tickets from The Ride Box Office, they give us the time and then go to...More

Thank Gaetano A
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your 3 star review of THE RIDE. We are the only bus like this in the world so we definitely think we are out of this world! . Great to read that you had such a good time onboard with us. We...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are a fan of cheap humor, don't take my review at all and enjoy the Ride. For the others i can tell this was very cheap humor and the so called "fun" was really terrible. I might be freak, however laughing on a...More

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

Disappointed to read your 2 star review of THE RIDE. We are cheesy fun and embrace it, we dont disagree. After reading through your review it is very obvious that you missed the punch line of all of our jokes. Maybe it was a language...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a nice experience, the performers were both good and the ride was beautiful and original. The street actors were good and very nice. The booking was simple. Good experience included in New York Pass!More

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Thank clamad2016
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your 4 star review of THE RIDE. The sunset is a wonderful time to experience THE RIDE. We are very happy to read you had such a nice time with us. Please tell your friends and family about us and thanks for...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

The two girls were amazing, really funny. You see the city with other prespective and you are sit! it's important after a waking day.More

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

Thank you for your 4 star review of THE RIDE. Yes, our state-of-the-art buses are a welcomed break to spending the day walking around the city. We offer a chance to sit back, relax and enjoy our unique brand of entertainment. We are very happy...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

it was unusual - but you had to love the entertainmant - you can do it only one time - if you do it a second time, there is nothing new...More

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Thank Manila1006
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your 3 star review of THE RIDE. Like all on and off Broadway shows, we do not change but we offer seasonal differences during our Masquerade in October and Holiday versions. This would be a good time to come back and give...More

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JessicaPelling
29 August 2017|
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Response from TheRideNYC | Property representative |
Hello, our Box Office is on 8th Avenue between 38th and 39th Street. A few blocks South of 42nd Street
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174lyn
17 August 2017|
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Response from TheRideNYC | Property representative |
THE RIDE is a scheduled 75 minute performance but traffic and or delays do occur frequently so plan accordingly.
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Ssmmiitthh
29 July 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but I don't believe it is that far regardless - it's worth the walk
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