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The Only Way to See NYC - THE TOUR Powered by THE RIDE

Did you know that THE TOUR stakes claim to being one of the tallest passenger vehicles permitted for operation by federal law? Fully accommodated with stadium-style seating that transports 49 spectacular spectators sideways, (say that 7 times fast) gazing through massive windows and ceilings unveiling New York City as a constantly evolving $50 trillion scenic background to THE TOUR powered by THE RIDE- it's the only way to see NYC.

Thank you to THE TOUR for sponsoring this post with promotional media credentials for the purpose of facilitating this advertorial.

The Only Way to See NYC 


Unprecedentedly launched in 2015 by the producers of my personal favorite NYC tour-THE RIDE, THE TOUR delivers a first class tour of NYC in climate-controlled comfort, hosted by an informed and personable Licensed Gold Star Tour Navigator sharing everything New York and then some, utilizing the bus’s unique audio/visual patented technology. Learn historic facts from the past, present and future of NYC through the immersive, unique, multimedia sightseeing adventure of THE TOUR.Inside the coach, you’ll find 40 in-vehicle plasma monitors, surround sound, floor-shaker technology, THE TOUR offers the city’s only vehicle simulation experience! 

The Only Way to See NYC - THE TOUR features-

90 Minute NYC Tour * 55 Sites * 5.5 Mile Manhattan Route * 123 miles of Electric Wiring * 9 Tons of HVAC Capacity Powerful Enough To Cool 11 Homes * 4,100 LED Lights * Specifically Created Futuristic Technology * Ultimate Interactive Spectacle * Ground-Breaking Introduction To New York * Wireless Technology * Concert Venue Lighting * Innovative Concept in the Art of Touring * NYC as a $15 Trillion Backdrop * VIP Seating & Comfort * All Seats Face Unfolding Cityscape * Audio/Visual Patented Designs * Expertly Researched Narration * New Millennium Tour Navigators * Award-Winning Optical Effects * State-Of-The-Art Mechanical Effects * Mesmerizing Digital Effects * Stunning Visual Effects * Sensational Sound Effects * Captivating Videos on 40 Screens * New York’s Secrets Revealed * Concert Surround-Sound FX Sound System * Floor-Shaker Technology * Interactive Inside/Outside-Internal/External Speakers

THE TOUR Travel Route

THE TOUR Pick Up at 45th Street and Broadway

Shubert Theatre
Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
John Golden Theatre
Shubert Alle

THE TOUR Turning North onto Eighth Avenue

Clinton Neighborhood / Hell's Kitchen
Restaurant Row
Worldwide Plaza
The Hearst Building
Time Warner Center
Columbus Circle
The Mandarin Oriental New York Hote


THE TOUR Turning North onto Broadway

Lincoln Center
The Metropolitan Opera House
The David Koch Theatre
Avery Fisher Hall
Lincoln Center Theatre
Vivian Beaumont Theatre
Mitzi Newhouse Theatre
Claire Tow Theatre
Alice Tulley Hall
The Juilliard Schools of Music and Drama
The School of the American Ballet


THE TOUR Turning East onto 72nd Street

The Apple Store
The Ansonia
The Dakota

THE TOUR Turning onto Central Park West

Tavern on the Green
15 Central Park West
The Trump International Hotel and Tower
Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art
The Great Lawn
Delacorte Theatre
Monument USS Maine


THE TOUR Turning East onto Central Park South

Central Park
Artists' Gate/Equestrian Statues
Duck Pond
Grand Army Plaza
Bronze Statue of William Sherman & Nike Goddess of Victory
Pierre Hotel
Metropolitan Club
Sherry Netherland Hotel


THE TOUR Turning South onto Fifth Avenue

Apple’s Flagship Store
Goldman Sachs
FAO Schwartz
Tiffany & Co.
The NEW Ralph Lauren

The Trump Tower
Armani Fifth Avenue
Dolce and Gabbana
De Beers Diamonds

St. Regis Hotel
Rolex Building
St. Patrick's Cathedral

THE TOUR Turning West onto 51st Street

Rockefeller Center
Rockefeller Plaza
Radio City Music Hall

THE TOUR Turning South onto Seventh Avenue

Times Square
Palace Theatre
Disney Store Spectacular
Good Morning America
The ABC SuperSign
One Times Square

Garment District
Garment Worker Statue
The Button/Needle Sculpture
Pennsylvania Station

THE TOUR Turning East onto 32nd Street

Manhattan Mall
Herald Square
Greeley Plaza
Radisson Martinique Hotel
The Aberdeen Hotel

THE TOUR Turning North onto Madison

Empire State Building
Hudson Yards

THE TOUR Turning West onto 42nd Street

NY Public Library
Bryant Park
Knickerbocker Hotel

42nd Street Rejuvenation
Port Authority
Madame Tussauds
New Amsterdam Theatre

THE TOUR Drop Off at 46th and Broadway


This is the Only Way to See NYC. 
The New Generation of Sightseeing!

THE TOUR Powered by THE RIDE departs three times daily – seven days a week.

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