Maralee has been an avid fan of all things Disney since the age of five when her mom first took her out of school to visit Disneyland Park while the family lived in Southern California. These visits began her lifelong passion of Disney Destinations. Maralee has traveled to the Disneyland Resort more than 200 times, Walt Disney World Resort more than 225 times and sailed on the Disney Cruise Ships dozen of times over the past several years. She has also been to Disney’s Resort Aulani on Oahu and ventured with her family on two Adventures By Disney vacations to Costa Rica and Colorado.
Maralee has been married to Fran Striker for more than 25 years and they have two children who share their love of Disney with mom. Maralee launched Magic Mouse Travel in 2005, incorporated in 2009, and has assisted thousands of families with their magical and memorable vacations to Disney Destinations Worldwide. In 2014, Maralee launched a sister company, Off to Anyland Travel (www.offtoanyland.com) which assists guests wishing to adventure Beyond the Magic.
In addition to her enchanting skills as a travel planner, "Mare" has mentored hundreds of aspiring agents and continues to mentor new advisors as well as experienced advisors with her wealth of knowledge and love for the travel biz. Her vast experience and leadership have been the inspiration for many agents to become leaders themselves and she's welcomed others in the industry to join hands and grow together. In, 2020, when adopting Suitcase of Dreams Travel, she expanded the family even more and continues to encourage the professionalism in the industry.