Welcome To A Great Sky Ride Vacation in New York Tours One of the great Sky Ride is a virtual tour simulator at New York. It is really interesting because you take a virtual tour of the Big Apple city, The Sky Ride is located on the Empire State Building's second floor and Kevin Bacon narrates the tour. This digital virtual tour is really cool because visitors can truly tour the entire city in much less time and with much less effort than doing so on foot or in a New York bus tours. The Sky Ride uses flight simulation that allows visitors to literally "fly" over approximately 30 different sites in this great city. People can visit all the places without spend their entire vacation in New York sightseeing tours. In addition to the Sky Ride there are also two other shows played. One is a seven-minute program that discusses the history of the Empire State Building. This is a perfect stop for visitors to New York who want to tour the Empire State Building and would like to see some of the other hotspots in New York without necessarily having to tour them all. The New York Sky ride is open from 8 am until 10 pm every day of the year. There is a shorter schedule for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. The entire Sky ride presentation takes about a half an hour so visitors can easily budget their time to include this show. Tickets are for sale at the New York Sky ride Box Office or may be purchased online at a discount. Combo tickets for the Empire State Building Observatory and the New York Sky ride are available for purchase. It is recommended to view the New York Sky ride show first so when you reach the Observatory you will recognize the city and the landmarks you are seeing! There is a website that has great information on New York Vacations and the lot of New York travel related information, like the best places to eat in New York City and experience its unique culinary adventures, or maybe check the many cool places for shopping in New York City.