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. See More
Recent Examples on the Web The school had expanded its online offerings during the pandemic, which allowed Clunie to work with Curry’s manager, Tiffany Williams, and several faculty members to map out an itinerary that fit Curry’s schedule. Connor Letourneau, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 May 2022 For decades, an itinerary has included cocktails at The Breakers, dinner at Renato’s in Via Mizner, a shopping trip down Worth Avenue, and a dip in the pool of the pink The Colony Hotel. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 19 May 2022 Briggs and her team at Explore, Inc. can create a personalized itinerary, which might include diving and bone fishing—two activities for which the Seychelles is known—with expert local guides. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 19 Apr. 2022 The researchers then measured the ratios of strontium isotopes along the five-and-a-half-foot-long tusk and compared them to create an itinerary of where the mammoth wandered. Esther Megbel, Scientific American, 9 Sep. 2021 But the historic city is one of Norway’s most popular cities for tourists and deserves much more than a quick stop on any itinerary. David Nikel, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 Take the tram 20 minutes southeast to the next stop on the itinerary, the Kunsthaus Zürich, now the largest art museum in Switzerland following the October 2021 opening of a new wing by David Chipperfield. Ryan Haase, WSJ, 21 Apr. 2022 Guest and winner must travel on the same itinerary. Outside Online, 1 Apr. 2022 The itinerary for the remainder of their trip is decidedly non-political. Danica Kirka, USA TODAY, 22 Apr. 2022 See More

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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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25 May 2022

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“Itinerary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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