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Synonyms of 'excursion'

(noun) 
Definition
a short outward and return journey, esp. for sightseeing, etc.
We also recommend a full day excursion to the Upper Douro.
Synonyms
trip
On the Thursday we went out on a day trip.
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tour
week five of my tour of European cities
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journey
a journey from Manchester to Plymouth
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outing
families on a Sunday afternoon outing
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expedition
We went on a shopping expedition.
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ramble
an hour's ramble through the woods
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day trip
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jaunt
I decided to take a jaunt down to Long Beach.
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awayday
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pleasure trip
(noun) 
All these alarms and excursions diverted attention from the main point of the meeting.
Synonyms
digression
the text is full of digressions
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deviation
Deviation from the norm is not tolerated.
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detour
He made a detour around the outskirts of the city.
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excursus

Additional synonyms

in the sense of detour
Definition
a deviation from a direct route or course of action
He made a detour around the outskirts of the city.
Synonyms
diversion (British),
circuitous route,
roundabout way,
indirect course
in the sense of deviation
Deviation from the norm is not tolerated.
in the sense of expedition
Definition
a pleasure trip or excursion
We went on a shopping expedition.
Synonyms

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The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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