Whether you’re lounging poolside or wandering cobblestone streets, these ultra-walkable shoes will help you put your best foot forward.
Vacations are supposed to be for rest and relaxation—and maybe a little exploring, so the last thing you want is to be in pain with every step thanks to blisters from a poorly-planned shoe selection. To help avoid this, we’ve rounded up the most comfortable walking shoes for travel (and yes, they pair well with practically any outfit). From chic sneakers made for city sightseeing to adorable ankle strap heels great for a night out on the town, find some of our favorite picks below.
UGG Luci Bow Sneaker Mule
These bow-tie beauties combine the best of both worlds: the functionality of a sneaker and trendy silhouette of a mule.
To buy: $120; nordstrom.com.
Urban Outfitters Dolce Vita Celaya Fringe Slide
These on-trend fringe slides are breathable and offer easy on-and-off-access, making them the perfect poolside option.
To buy: $120; urbanoutfitters.com.
Superga Women's Classic Lace Up Sneakers
These Superga sneakers are Kate Middleton’s go-to for a reason. Not only do they feature a padded insole for all-day comfort, but they’re also extremely light, so they won’t weight down your suitcase when you’re packing, say, for your next royal European tour.
To buy: $65; bloomingdales.com.
Naturalizer Kinsley Dress Sandals
Featuring ultra-plush memory foam and Naturalizer’s Contour technology for added arch support, these red heels will help you dance the night away pain-free.
To buy: $89; macys.com.
Blondo 'Valli' Waterproof Bootie
Even if you’re heading somewhere tropical, there’s a small chance (sorry!) the weather won’t cooperate. These sleek, waterproof booties will keep you dry, stylish, and safe (via a textured sole for no–slip traction) during any unexpected downpours.
To buy: $150; nordstrom.com.
Easy Spirit Ixia Flat Sandal
These sleek sandals pair well with everything, from spring dresses to laidback denim. Plus, they feature a padded insole, so they feel just as good as they look.
To buy: $79; easyspirit.com.
Talbots Lyndsay D'Orsay Two-Tone Cotton Espadrilles
Complete with a memory-foam footbed and hidden elastic behind the buckle for the perfect fit, these two-toned espadrilles are so wearable, you’ll never want to take them off.
To buy: $129; talbots.com.