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About Traci Elswick

I love helping families plan their own Disney vacations, and making sure kids (especially with special needs) have the most magical time possible. This is my calling in life! After working with a wonderful travel agency for over five years, the most exciting thing happened: my husband got a job in Orlando, and we moved to Disney (well, almost.) I realized I could have my own niche of being in the “Middle of the Magic” planning Disney vacations – and so Middle of the Magic Travel was born.

Returning to Animal Kingdom: What It Was Like to Be Back

I recently went to Animal Kingdom for the first time since the Disney parks reopened. I was a little nervous and excited to not only get back into a Disney theme park, but also to see all the new health [...]

Our Experience at Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at Disney Springs

This is our second experience eating at the new Wolf Gang Puck restaurant at Disney Springs. The sausage and fennel pizza made me come back this time, but unfortunately I still don’t think they have the service part down quite [...]

Fun Times at Goofy’s Kitchen

Goofy's kitchen is an all out good time that will be fun for the entire family. Goofy has some interesting food options on his menu that he serves for you including the creative pizza selection. If creative food and seeing [...]

Traveling to a Disney Destination with Your Autistic Child

Is it possible to have a magical Disney vacation with a child that has autism? Yes, with proper planning by one of our travel planners here at Middle of the Magic Travel. I am Traci Elswick, the agency owner, and [...]

NEW FOR 2019: WHAT YOU’LL WANT TO EXPERIENCE AT DISNEY DESTINATIONS THIS YEAR

This article is from our agent Sara Mahjoub. You can find the article directly at her website here. New year, new experiences! Check out all that’s new to see and do across Disney destinations this year! Beginning January 18th, the [...]

Five Reasons to stay on Property at Walt Disney World

I recently booked a trip for a client who wanted to know the pros and cons for booking on Walt Disney World property versus renting a place off site. In fact, while I provided him quotes for on property packages, [...]

Mickey Mouse Turns 90!!

On November 18, 1928, "Steamboat Willie" debuted as the first ever cartoon with synchronized sound, and a star was born! 90 years later, Mickey Mouse is still going strong as one of the most beloved and iconic figures in the [...]

Put a little Disney in your December and get more magic!

There’s still plenty of time- and reasons- to book a visit to Walt Disney World or a Very Merrytime Cruise aboard Disney Cruise Line for this December! First and foremost, there are still deals to be had. No, seriously! Check [...]

Disney’s After Hours (and why you should go)

Over my last few trips to Disney World, I’ve discovered a grand and glorious special ticketed event that is a must do! For a few nights during the year, Magic Kingdom added some special magic to their lineup and offers [...]

Just Announced For Spring 2020 Aboard Disney Cruise Line!

New Orleans, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, oh my! These are just a few of the places you can go with Disney Cruise Line in Spring 2020! Just announced today, Disney Cruise Line has revealed their Spring 2020 itineraries, and there’s a [...]

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