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To help us better understand what you love wearing on your adventures, we asked you to vote on your favorite shoes. The results are in!

Below is a list of the forty best travel shoes as chosen by TFG’s readers. Find out what they are, why they’re recommended, and why you may want to wear them, too!


40 Best Travel Shoes

Written By: Annie Jarvis


Here are the forty best travel shoes (in alphabetical order) including the main reasons TFG readers use and recommend them:



Adidas Superstars


Adidas Stan Smith Sneaker


  • Comfortable
  • Firm
  • Look good
  • Go with everything
  • On-trend




Ahnu Sugarpine Hiking Boot


  • Arch support
  • Well-made
  • Water resistant
  • Great for hiking and snowshoeing
  • Supportive
  • Very comfortable and good support for feet and back




Asics Sana Cross-Training Shoe


  • Excellent arch support
  • Good for city streets
  • Last ages
  • Good support
  • Comfortable


Bandalino Flats


Bandolino Leather Ballet Flat



  • Comfortable
  • Slim
  • Versatile


Birkenstock Mayari Style


Birkenstock Mayari Sandal


  • Very sturdy and comfortable
  • Great for walking up and down hills
  • Perfect for warm weather
  • Stylish
  • Good support


Blondo ankle boots


Blondo Fantasia Ankle Boot


  • Super comfortable and warm
  • Wool lining and waterproof
  • Good for cold weather
  • Good grip on sole
  • Don’t look like traditional rubber rain boots


Born Sandals


Born Mariel Thong Sandal


  • Wear them in the city or by the sea
  • Great for hot weather
  • Comfortable
  • Pretty
  • Moderate arch support


Chaco Sandals


Chaco Women’s ZX/2 Yampa Sandal


  • Summer hiking and walking on rocks or through river
  • Well-made and comfortable
  • Great arch support
  • Sturdy
  • Dry quickly




Clarks Mary Jane Flat


  • The Mary Jane style looks good in cities and towns
  • No break-in period
  • Comfortable from the moment you wear them
  • Versatile


Cole Haan


Cole Haan Avery Ballet


  • Lightweight
  • Soft inside
  • Compact
  • Dressy, stylish
  • Comfortable for walking




Converse Chuck Taylor Sneakers


  • Comfortable and go with everything
  • Slip on and off
  • Classic
  • Wear them anywhere
  • With or without socks




Crocs Sienna Flats


  • Most comfortable shoe brand ever
  • Packable
  • Easy to wear
  • Inexpensive
  • Perfect
  • Versatile


Dansko Sandals


Dansko Joanie Dress Pump


  • Slip on
  • Good for warm climates
  • A little height


Dansko Clogs


Dansko Olivia Loafer


  • Traditional clog style is unbelievably comfortable
  • You can wear them for hours and your feet never get tired
  • Slip on and off so they are great for airport security
  • Best paired with trousers


Earth Shoes


Earth Sneaker Suede/Mesh


  • Comfortable
  • Can walk in them for hours
  • Good cushioning




Ecco Huarache Sandal


  • Lightweight
  • Simple and understated
  • Cute and comfortable
  • Support
  • Sturdy, rubber sole


Fit Flops


FitFlop Cha Cha Sandal


  • They don’t rub and have great cushioning
  • Walk for miles in them
  • Go from beach to dinner
  • Super comfortable


Fly London


FLY London Wedge Sandal


  • Cute and unique
  • Comfortable
  • Good for walking and running through airports
  • Stylish




Havaianas Luna Flip Flop


  • Pack well
  • Cute
  • Worn on beach and evenings
  • Comfy
  • Good cushioning




Ipanema Brasil Thong Sandals


  • Dry quickly
  • Cute
  • Good for walking
  • Comfortable and fashionable
  • Versatile




Jambu Blossom Encore Flat


  • Good for summer
  • Comfortable walking shoe
  • Light hikes





KEEN Dauntless Posted Sandal


  • Fantastic walking brand
  • Stability
  • Great for cobblestones
  • Travel anywhere with this brand


Mephisto Sandals


Mephisto Helen Thong Sandal


  • Comfortable and cute
  • Great for anywhere
  • On-trend
  • Supportive arch




Merrell Ventilator Hiking Shoe


  • Don’t take up much room
  • Good for running
  • Comfortable
  • Good grip




Naot Sabrina Flat Sandal


  • Good arch support
  • Durable, sturdy sole
  • Stylish
  • Very comfortable




Naturalizer Maddie Ballet Flat


  • Comfortable
  • Versatile
  • Easy to walk in


New Balance


New Balance Classic Runner Sneaker


  • Great on cobblestone streets
  • Cute
  • Fashionable
  • Comfortable


Nike free run


Nike Running Shoes


  • Comfortable
  • Light to pack
  • Not too touristy




Patagonia Breathe Shoe


  • Comfortable
  • Ultra lightweight
  • Dress up or down
  • Good support


Sanuk Yoga Flip Flops


Sanuk Gladiator Sandal


  • They can go from beach to shower to party
  • Soft and comfortable
  • Great for hot weather


Sketchers Go Walks


Reader’s Top Pick for Best Travel Shoes: Skechers Go Walk


  • Travel everywhere
  • So comfortable
  • Like walking on air
  • Easy to wash and dry overnight
  • Weigh next to nothing
  • Machine washable
  • Good for all terrain
  • Great cushioning
  • Lots of walking
  • Super light and cool
  • Slip on and off
  • Good for cobblestones
  • Lightweight yet keep your feet warm


Teva Sandals


Teva Metallic Sandal


  • Comfortable with a good arch support
  • Multi-purpose
  • Durable and comfortable
  • Good for hot weather as they allow air to get to your feet


Tods flats


Tod’s Gommini Moccasin


  • Comfortable
  • Last the whole day
  • Casual and dressy
  • Chic




Toms Canvas Slip-On


  • Washable
  • Breathable
  • Decent insole
  • Thin yet substantial footbed


Tory Burch Flip Flops


Tory Burch Metallic Sandal


  • Comfortable to walk in and looks cute with everything
  • Easy to dress up
  • Easy to take off at airport security
  • Can walk all day in them
  • Pretty and comfortable




UGG Thomsen Waterproof Boots


  • Waterproof
  • Good traction
  • Very warm
  • Great in cold weather
  • Even good in snow




Vans Unisex Authentic Skate Shoe


  • Stable
  • Cushioned
  • Light
  • Stylish


Vionic Sandals


Vionic Paden Sandal


  • Super comfy
  • Good arch support
  • Goes with everything
  • Fashionable sandal




Vivobarefoot Jing Jing Slip-On


  • Good air circulation
  • Never smelly
  • Comfortable




Geox Sneakers


  • Comfortable
  • Good support
  • Stylish
  • European designs




Now it’s your turn. What do you think are the best travel shoes? Share your vote in the comments!


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Author Bio: Annie Jarvis is relatively new to the traveling world and just completed a five-month journey around Southeast Asia, India, and the US. She loves diving, skiing, cooking, and hiking and writing about her adventures on her Refreshing the Page blog.

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