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THE TOUR New York City Powered by THE RIDE

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See New York City through floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows on THE TOUR — definitely not your average sightseeing coach! Aboard this spacious, multimillion-dollar vehicle, enjoy the unique comfort of stadium-style, side-facing seating, which provides a full view of the unfolding cityscape. During the 90-minute route, THE TOUR passes top Manhattan attractions like Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Madison Avenue while multimedia technology immerses you in an audio-visual experience. Learn about notable landmarks and listen to live narration along the way.
  • Explore New York City like never before on this one of a kind sightseeing tour
  • Learn about the history of the city and plans for the future
  • Get panoramic views with stadium seating in this state of the art coach
  • Explore Midtown, the Upper West Side, Times Square and more
What to Expect
Meet your coach at Broadway and West 45th Street to begin your one-of-a-kind sightseeing tour of New York City. This tour features side facing, stadium-style seating with panoramic views so you never miss a minute of the action. Head through Midtown Manhattan up to the Upper West Side visiting some of the city’s most famous landmarks such as the New York Public Library, Radio City Music Hall, the Empire State Building, and more. THE TOUR also features a multimedia experience that provides audio-video and narration to dive deeper into the city’s history and culture. Once the tour is finished, hop off at the departure point and continue exploring on your own.
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Departure Point
211 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036, USA
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - The Ride
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Ages two and under are free and site on an adults lap.
  • Food and drink are prohibited on THE TOUR.
  • There is no restroom on the bus. Please make sure to use the restroom before boarding. There is no access to a restroom during THE TOUR.
  • THE TOUR is not wheelchair accessible and you will need to ascend stairs to enter.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews remember his name stadium seating the bus ad libbing tour guide was very good countless times great facts fun trip new york minute tour times square a lot of fun well worth the money lenin kelsey dakota pass
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Reviewed 2 days ago

PROS *Our guide Kelcey provided a lot of extremely informative information. I found myself sharing the most interesting tidbits (Had no idea we don't know what Christopher Columbus looks like) with others after the tour. *Bus is very comfortable. No need to worry about cold...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the best tour I did in NYC. I got to see all the main attractions in midtown Manhattan and the guide was informative. He was also super fun and made the tour a lot more entertaining than other sightseeing tours I've been on....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank zoe1222
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did 3 versions of the tours provided by the Ride buses. The buses are very comfortable and air conditioned and the guides are very knowledgeable. We loved "The Ride" which has some interactive stuff outside the bus as you ride around and has a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Norfykev
Reviewed 1 week ago

The very best part of the ride was going across the street to Juniors to have a cheesecake before we left. Would not do it again, would not recommend it to anyone. Horrible guide. No content, No fun. Nothing at all

Date of experience: August 2019
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TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This guy is a constant spammer of our account and we have asked for his posts to be removed.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did multiple guided tours in NYC, including The Ride but The Tour was by far our favorite. The aquarium-like bus is an unusual, cool concept which lets you enjoy the view of all sights (including skyscrapers) while having air conditioning, but by far the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Magdalena K
TheRideNYC, Manager at The Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking both THE RIDE and THE TOUR. Both are two very different experiences but happy to read that you appreciated THE TOUR the most. This is our fact based and historical experience using technology to help tell the story of past, present...More

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26 February 2019|
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Response from soulfulsound | Reviewed this property |
The Tour is a basic tour of the city, which is slightly different than most bus tours because the seats are facing the side of the bus (in 3 rows) With The Tour you have a GUIDE, who when I took was, was VERY entertaining... More
8 September 2018|
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Response from io752 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. I would pass on this overpriced ‘tour’ as the arrogant owners are chronically oblivious to the shortcomings of this tourist trap.
2 August 2018|
Response from Troy H | Reviewed this property |
During the ride, you don't go into the park, but you will ride by the park and see it from the street.
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