From the NYC Night Tour to the NYC TV and Movie Tour, you can enjoy these amazing things to do in New York City from the convenience of a comfortable motorcoach!
Take a load off with these super cool things to do in New York City by bus, including THE RIDE!, featuring surround sound and a glass roof!
THE RIDE Entertainment Experience!
First up, THE RIDE Entertainment Experience has fast become one of the most popular things to do in New York City for people of all ages!
A tour with a twist, THE RIDE isn’t exactly your typical intercity bus tour: it features stadium-style window-facing seats, surround-sound, a glass roof and 40 LCD TV monitors offering impeccable visuals!
Along the 75-minute route, you will enjoy exciting live pop-up presentations by an ensemble of talented actors, singers, dancers, and musicians, against the backdrop of the city’s most iconic landmarks, including Times Square, Columbus Circle, Grand Central Terminal, and Bryant Park.
Additional option: For a discounted, more basic version of THE RIDE — the same unique seating format but without the fancy street performances — check out THE TOUR – Powered by THE RIDE!
Package: THE RIDE Entertainment Experience + Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!
Why not follow your trip on THE RIDE with this cost-effective package allowing you entry to the largest Ripley’s in the US?
This top attraction is just yards from THE RIDE’s base (itself a short walk from Times Square) and features 500+ artifacts across 20 themed rooms – among them the New York Baseball Exhibit and the Musical Gallery!
The Super Tour of NYC: Heroes, Comics and More!
Comic book fans will love the Super Tour of NYC: Heroes, Comics and More!, which offers a unique insight into 40 locations featured in some of the comic genre’s biggest TV shows and films, from The Amazing Spider-Man 2 to The Avengers and The Dark Night Rises.
A three-hour tour, areas visited include Park Avenue, the Lower East Side and the Financial District. You’ll also get to see famous sights like the Chrysler Building, featured in The Avengers, when Thor summons the power of Mjolnir.
NYC TV and Movie Tour
Fourth on our bus-themed list of things to do in New York City, and for more general pop culture fans, it’s the NYC TV & Movie Tour. So many famous characters are of course synonymous with NYC – not least Carrie and the girls in Sex and the City, and Friends’ Monica, Chandler, Ross, Rachel, Joey, and Phoebe.
On this three-hour tour, you’ll see everything from the Friends’ apartment building to the New York Public Library, featured in Sex and the City: The Movie, 13 Going on 30 and Ghostbusters.
Then, in Midtown, you’ll see Macy’s Herald Square, one of the largest department stores in the world, made extra famous after appearing in the likes of Christmas-themed movies Miracle on 34th Street and Elf!
NYC Night Tour
Last up on our list of things to do in New York City, be amazed by the bright lights of the Big Apple on the NYC Night Tour. Climb aboard this open-top double-decker bus as you embark on a 1.5-hour tour of all the famous sights, from the Rockefeller Center to Times Square.
You’ll travel from Lower Manhattan to Brooklyn via the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, which itself dazzles with lights as dusk falls. This tour also features professional narration and a photo op stop at a Brooklyn viewpoint, offering stellar views of the city.
Stay tuned! Next week we’ll be telling you about some of the best things to do in NYC and Washington DC for people who enjoy walking tours!
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