THE RIDE is the critically and virally acclaimed attraction that uses New York City and its iconic landmarks as the backdrop for a theatrical event that blurs the boundary between tour and performance. THE RIDE’s patented traveling theatres are designed with coliseum seating and floor-to-ceiling glass windows truly making the streets the stage. Immediately after departure, guests won’t be able to tell where the New York City streets begin and the show ends!
THE RIDE’s custom, multi-million dollar motor coaches come equipped with state-of-the-art audio/visual technology, including 40 plasma TV screens and over 3000 LED lights. Enjoy our hilarious hosts trained in improvisation so that each performance is fresh depending on what’s happening on the street that day. You will delight in pop-up presentations along the 4.2-mile route through Midtown and Times Square by The Ride’s talented ensemble of actors, singers, dancers, and instrumentalists.
You heard right, this is a complete Manhattan Island tour, and our Best of NYC cruise is the only way to see all five boroughs – Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island and the Bronx – in one trip. Plus, you’ll see all three NYC rivers, all the major bridges and the rest of the city’s best sights, including the full Manhattan skyline, the growing Brooklyn waterfront, the legendary Yankee Stadium, the hip Harlem Heights waterfront, the lush greenery of upper Manhattan and the stately George Washington Bridge All of that plus an up-close with the Statue of Liberty! Our world-famous tour guides tell the story of New York City as you journey around the full island and enjoy the best sightseeing tour NYC has to offer!