Synonyms of 'excursion'
a short outward and return journey, esp. for sightseeing, etc.We also recommend a full day excursion to the Upper Douro.
On the Thursday we went out on a day trip.
week five of my tour of European cities
a journey from Manchester to Plymouth
families on a Sunday afternoon outing
We went on a shopping expedition.
an hour's ramble through the woods
I decided to take a jaunt down to Long Beach.
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in the sense of detour
a deviation from a direct route or course of actionHe made a detour around the outskirts of the city.
in the sense of deviation
Deviation from the norm is not tolerated.
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