A Columbia lady is rising a transport use directed during providing noted girls’ getaways.
Bonnie Esslinger recently started Bonnie Blue Tours after wanting to open a women-themed transport use for several years, she said.
“For substantially 10 years, we have designed girl’s trips for my friends,” Esslinger said. “I am always a one that they put in charge, and we am always unequivocally good during sum and anticipating a many fun things to do.”
Those same friends gave her a poke to start her possess business.
Esslinger is offered her womens’ shelter house, famous as “Petticoat Junction,” in Normandy, Tenn., to concentration some-more on her transport business. She changed to Columbia in 2012.
“I need a new venture, and this is a time to try this. we have done so many cold new friends here in Columbia and adore that we changed here and got this round of friends. They are all on house and entertaining me on,” Esslinger said.
Although a trips are geared toward women, group also are acquire to join yet will be in store for qualification fairs, Broadway shows and shopping, she said.
Bonnie Blue Tours will horde a initial a outing from Apr 16-18 for fans of a PBS play “Downton Abbey.” The try will embody a franchised train outing centered around a uncover to a Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C.
Esslinger, who also is fan of a show, suspicion other fans would suffer a arriving Downton Abbey exhibit, she said.
The outing includes acknowledgment to a Biltmore Estate, that will be featuring a vaunt “Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times” with costumes from a series, a special guided debate of a estate, high tea during a ancestral Albemarle Inn and a debate of Asheville.
“I knew that would be a large pull for ladies, generally — of march a lot of group adore that show, too,” Esslinger said.
Even if lady are not a fan of a show, a Biltmore Estate and Asheville area have things to offer for everyone, she said.
Esslinger is deliberation a destiny tumble leaflet trip, presumably to a New England area, and also is eying ventures to Charleston, S.C., and Savannah, Ga.
“I am flattering good during creation certain everybody has a good time, even yet there is a extended operation of personalities,” she said.