itin·​er·​ary | \ ī-ˈti-nə-ˌrer-ē How to pronounce itinerary (audio) , ə-, chiefly British nonstandard -ˈti-nə-rē\
plural itineraries

Definition of itinerary

1 : the route of a journey or tour or the proposed outline of one
2 : a traveler's guidebook
3 : a travel diary

Examples of itinerary in a Sentence

Progresses could last for up to two months; they usually took place between July and October, and were carefully planned in advance, with the itinerary being set out in detailed tables … — Alison Weir, Henry VIII: The King and His Court, 2001 On the Sea Paradise itinerary are several exciting dives each week, including a thrilling, must-do dive with manta rays … — Greg Johnston, Rodale's Scuba Diving, December 1995 The ancient buildings and monuments of Luxor were high on the itinerary of the first modern tourists to the Levant … — Robert Fox, The Inner Sea, 1993 We planned a detailed itinerary. Our itinerary included stops at several famous cathedrals. I'll mail you a copy of my itinerary so you'll know where to reach me.
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Netanyahu, trying to account for having reversed course on Omar and Tlaib’s entry, also pointed to the fact that the congresswomen’s itinerary didn’t include meetings with members of the Israeli parliament. Ruth Margalit, The New Yorker, "What Israeli and Palestinian Activists Had Hoped to Tell Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib," 20 Aug. 2019 Israeli law bans those who boycott it, and after reviewing the itinerary of Reps. Eli Lake, Twin Cities, "Eli Lake: Trump makes Israel look weak," 18 Aug. 2019 Whether the last part of his itinerary will be necessary remains to be seen. Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Mauricio Dubon leaves a positive first impression as he makes his major-league debut," 7 July 2019 While not formally part of the Motown Weekend itinerary, alumni are also planning to gather for a casual night of bowling and karaoke at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park. Brian Mccollum, Detroit Free Press, "Motown Weekend to cap anniversary year with concert, gospel, golf: Full details here," 23 June 2019 The Disney Wonder will re-position to Galveston in the fall with a variety of itineraries to the Caribbean and the Bahamas, according to a release. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "Disney Cruise Line to launch new voyages from Galveston to Caribbean and Bahamas," 21 June 2019 With the uptick of travelers including immersive experiences as a part of their daily travel itinerary, the days of taking a simple beach trip are over. Cieja Springer, Essence, "If You Want To Walk On The Wild Side Or Sleep Under the Stars, These Airbnb Adventures Are For You," 17 June 2019 Co-owner Aaron Grabiel says each of the itineraries is designed to give guests a well-rounded perspective of specific skills necessary to survive in the wild. Matt Villano,, "Send yourself to meat, kayak or farm camp this summer," 7 June 2019 Woods Hole Science Aquarium Rain or shine, the country’s oldest marine aquarium can be part of your itinerary. Nicole Defeudis,, "10 of the best things to do on a rainy summer day in New England," 2 May 2018

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First Known Use of itinerary

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for itinerary

see itinerant

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English Language Learners Definition of itinerary

: the places you go to or plan to go to on a journey also : a document in which the places you will be going to are listed

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to make a temporary encampment

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