Word of the Day: Itinerary
i-tin-er-ar-y / ī-tĭn-ə-rĕr-ē, ĭ-tĭn-ə-rĕr-ē
1. pertaining to travel or travel route, particularly one with many stops
He did make a progress from Lincoln to the northern parts, though it were rather an itinerary circuit of justice than a progress.
From “Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh” by Francis Bacon, 1561 – 1626
noun (plural itineraries)
1. the plan for a trip or journey
Letting the happy accident happen is what a lot of vacation itineraries miss, I think, and I’m always trying to push people to allow those things to happen rather than stick to some rigid itinerary.
Anthony Bourdain, 1956 – 2018
2. a travel route
I do not plan my fiction any more than I normally plan woodland walks; I follow the path that seems most promising at any given point, not some itinerary decided before entry.
John Fowles, 1926 – 2005
3. a narrative or record of a journey
Suppose I give an itinerary of what we saw?
From “From Sea to Sea” by Rudyard Kipling, 1865 – 1936
4. a guide book for travelers
I bought an itinerary before we left, and it said, “Book early in your trip.”
Linda Edwards, “Do Kauai – 9 Things You Need To Do Before You Go”, www.blossomingwidow.com/travel/do-kauai-before-you-go, accessed May 11, 2023