There are several reasons for deciding to go to Florida during your travel in the United States. First, getting to Florida from New York City is easy - be it by plane, by car or even by the bus. Secondly, it has great weather year around. Even if you spend just a few days at the beach, it’s a good way to diversify your 'city' vacation. Thirdly, there are great amusement parks (even if you’re on holiday without children) - Orlando is home to Disneyland, Universal Studios Park, SeaWorld and LegoLand.
Some useful links for planning a trip to Florida: