The mission of is to take the guess work out of weekend-planning. The site offers content featuring travel tips and ideas in the cities it serves. is a recreational news and resource site for customers looking for things to do on the weekend. Site visitors have daily access to hundreds of original articles filled with creative suggestions for things to do and places to visit on the weekend.

With an initial concentration on major North American cities including Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Montreal, New York City, Ottawa, Philadelphia and Toronto, the site combines both activity and lodging recommendations and also advises users about upcoming special events.

“I wanted to revolutionize what people did on the weekend,” said Weekendtrips Founder and CEO Marawan El-Asfahani. “It’s time we took full advantage of the 52 mini vacations we have every year.”

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