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:


1. Adidas Superstars


Adidas Stan Smith Sneaker


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


2. Ahnu


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



3. Asics


Asics Sana Cross-Training Shoe


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


4. Bandalino Flats


Bandolino Leather Ballet Flat



  • Comfortable
  • Slim
  • Versatile


5. Birkenstock Mayari Style


Birkenstock Mayari Sandal


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


6. 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


7. Born Sandals


Born Mariel Thong Sandal


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


8. 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


9. Clarks


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


10. Cole Haan


Cole Haan Avery Ballet


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


11. Converse


Converse Chuck Taylor Sneakers


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


12. Crocs


Crocs Sienna Flats


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


13. Dansko Sandals


Dansko Joanie Dress Pump


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


14. 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


15. Earth Shoes


Earth Sneaker Suede/Mesh


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


16. Ecco


Ecco Huarache Sandal


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


17. 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


18. Fly London


FLY London Wedge Sandal


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


19. Havaianas


Havaianas Luna Flip Flop


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


20. Ipanema


Ipanema Brasil Thong Sandals


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


21. Jambu


Jambu Blossom Encore Flat


  • Good for summer
  • Comfortable walking shoe
  • Light hikes




22. Keen


KEEN Dauntless Posted Sandal


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



23. Mephisto Sandals


Mephisto Helen Thong Sandal


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


24. Merrell


Merrell Ventilator Hiking Shoe


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


25. Naot


Naot Sabrina Flat Sandal


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


26. Naturalizer


Naturalizer Maddie Ballet Flat


  • Comfortable
  • Versatile
  • Easy to walk in


27. New Balance


New Balance Classic Runner Sneaker


  • Great on cobblestone streets
  • Cute
  • Fashionable
  • Comfortable


28. Nike free run


Nike Running Shoes


  • Comfortable
  • Light to pack
  • Not too touristy


29. Patagonia


Patagonia Breathe Shoe


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


30. Sanuk Yoga Flip Flops


Sanuk Gladiator Sandal


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


31. 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


32. 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


33. Tods flats


Tod’s Gommini Moccasin


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


34. Toms


Toms Canvas Slip-On


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


35. 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


36. Uggs


UGG Thomsen Waterproof Boots


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


37. Vans


Vans Unisex Authentic Skate Shoe


  • Stable
  • Cushioned
  • Light
  • Stylish


38. Vionic Sandals


Vionic Paden Sandal


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


39. VivoBarefoot


Vivobarefoot Jing Jing Slip-On


  • Good air circulation
  • Never smelly
  • Comfortable


40. Geox


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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 photo 12016489_10156097335005252_2100024296_n_zpsayngpnvo.jpegAuthor 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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