itin·​er·​ary | \ī-ˈti-nə-ˌrer-ē, 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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Getty ImagesKarwai Tang As well as the inspiring feminism focus for the Duchess’s trip down under, the royal itinerary is offering up an eclectic selection of activities for the couple (to say the least... yikes). Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Has Two Solo Appearances on Her Royal Tour With Prince Harry, and They're Feminism-Focused," 5 Oct. 2018 The cruise has a packed itinerary and will set sail from the Port of Miami on December 3rd and return on December 7th. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "Drop Everything, You Can Book A Cruise With The Property Brothers For This December," 5 Sep. 2018 The Island Princess follows a similar itinerary to Vancouver. Scott Mcmurren, Anchorage Daily News, "Summer has arrived: Here are the cheapest ways to get out of town," 23 June 2018 Helsinki to Tallinn A trip between the capital cities of Finland and Estonia gives a Baltic twist to a Nordic itinerary. Rick Steves, miamiherald, "Here's a way to spice up a trip to Europe: Add a day trip to a neighboring country | Miami Herald," 24 May 2018 The honeymoon plane request -- for a nine-day itinerary that included stops in Scotland, France and Italy -- was among the records released Thursday. Gregory Wallace, CNN, "Photos and documents from Secretary Mnuchin's Fort Knox trip released," 18 May 2018 The historic horse race is sandwiched between Games 3 and 4 of the Pelicans' Western Conference playoff series with Golden State in New Orleans, creating a hectic weekend itinerary for Benson and team executives. Jeff Duncan,, "Hectic week of horses, hoops ahead for Gayle Benson, team execs," 2 May 2018 Mathew Woodward suggested pairing the city with a trip to Niagara Falls, or creating a Chicago-to-Niagara Falls itinerary with a couple of days in Cleveland. Susan Glaser,, "36 hours in Cleveland: Europeans praise city's cleanliness, friendliness and hip vibe during brief visit (photos)," 30 Apr. 2018 However, that was an interline agreement, allowing passengers to combine flights with both airlines in a single itinerary—this time round, the carriers aren’t going as far. David Meyer, Fortune, "Delta and American Airlines Strike a Pact to Help Stranded Passengers," 26 Jan. 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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