New York City

THE RIDE

 
THE RIDE is a mobile theater that takes your group on an immersive multimedia adventure through Manhattan. Live guides and THE RIDE’s surround sound, 3,000 LED lights and 40 plasma television monitors offer support material. Three rows of stadium style seats face floor to ceiling windows for great views of landmarks and historic neighborhoods along the route. There are three experiences to choose from. Enjoy games, prizes and live street performances on THE RIDE, discover the past, present and future of New York City on THE TOUR or lift your imagination out of your seat with the magic of Virtual Reality on THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE! Mention this listing for 10% discount.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 545 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10018. New York County.
Tel: 646-661-7699 ext. 142.
Hrs: Vary.
 
SCHOOL
THE RIDE provides a New York City mobile classroom experience like no other. Television monitors display the history of Manhattan landmarks and surround sound provides narration and music. Hosts educate and entertain the group with trivia street performances on THE RIDE, exciting simulations on THE TOUR and historic Virtual Reality segments on THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE. Curriculum resources and special scholastic group rates are available upon request. Mention this listing for 10% discount.  
 
Contact Info
Phone: 646-661-7699 ext. 142.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Language Arts/English, Mathematics, Social Studies.
Topics Covered: arts, culture, ELA, finance, geography, history, music.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: 10-98.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes.
Registration: Phone, Email.
Cost: Fee: $37 per student for THE RIDE, $15 per student for THE TOUR, $28 per student for THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE.
Title I or Financial Support: Title I schools eligible for special rates.
 
 
SCOUTS
THE RIDE is a great way for scouts to begin working on Architecture scout badges as they explore the architecture of over 10 New York City neighborhoods and see landmarks of different architectural styles. THE RIDE can also provide special scout patches for your troop. Group rates for 10+ call/email for details.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 646-661-7699 ext. 142.
 
Supports Scout Badges In: Language Arts/English, Mathematics, Social Studies.
Topics Covered: arts, culture, ELA, finance, geography, history, music.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: 10-98.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes.
Registration: Phone, Email.
Cost: Fee. $37 per scout for THE RIDE, $15 per scout for THE TOUR, $28 per scout for THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE.
 
 
HOMESCHOOL
Homeschoolers will experience Manhattan’s present and past with THE RIDE. While traveling through over 10 neighborhoods, they’ll see the current state of the city while narration and audio/visual material offer insights as to how the Big Apple has grown and changed. Curriculum resources and special scholastic group rates are available. Group rates for 10+ call/email for details.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 646-661-7699 ext. 142.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Language Arts/English, Mathematics, Social Studies.
Topics Covered: arts, culture, ELA, finance, geography, history, music.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: 10-98.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes.
Registration: Phone, Email.
Cost: Fee. $37 per student for THE RIDE, $15 per student for THE TOUR, $28 per student for THE DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Tours Lesson Plan

A sightseeing tour can provide your youth group with an opportunity to see entire cities in a short amount of time and learn about many aspects of that city such as, architecture, history, geography, and culture. Students gain knowledge about specific places they’ve toured through a variety of activities. ... Continue