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26 Amazingly Comfortable Shoes That Our Readers Swear By For Traveling

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to share with us the most comfortable shoes they wear when traveling. Here are their smart recommendations:

1. A pair of investment-worthy Blundstone boots to get you through long days trekking to all the biggest attractions in a city.

"They’re slip-ons, so they're easy to get on and off in the airport. They're also great for hiking, general walking, and warm for wintertime. The darker colors look classy enough to switch from day to night with ease. My dad had his for 20 years before he needed to replace them!" —bessmiriambGet them from Amazon for $121.76+ (available in men's sizes 4-11.5, 12, 13, 14, women's 5.5 and 6, and in 13 colors) or from Zappos for $189.95 (available in women's sizes 7-11 and men's 7-12).
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"They’re slip-ons, so they're easy to get on and off in the airport. They're also great for hiking, general walking, and warm for wintertime. The darker colors look classy enough to switch from day to night with ease. My dad had his for 20 years before he needed to replace them!" —bessmiriamb

Get them from Amazon for $121.76+ (available in men's sizes 4-11.5, 12, 13, 14, women's 5.5 and 6, and in 13 colors) or from Zappos for $189.95 (available in women's sizes 7-11 and men's 7-12).

2. A pair of slip-on Native Shoes you can wear from the plane straight to the beach (and into the water) because they double as water shoes.

"They're waterproof, easy to clean, and cute! I have the Jericho, which are easy to slip on and off." —r4d47d1a80Get them from Zappos for $45 (available in whole sizes 5-10 and six colors) or in white from Amazon for $37.44+ (available in whole sizes 5-9).
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"They're waterproof, easy to clean, and cute! I have the Jericho, which are easy to slip on and off." —r4d47d1a80

Get them from Zappos for $45 (available in whole sizes 5-10 and six colors) or in white from Amazon for $37.44+ (available in whole sizes 5-9).

3. Or a classic black Nike tennis shoe you can't go wrong with. These babies will support your feet till the end of time.

"I have travelled all over the world in these, and let me tell you why. If you’re a smart traveler, you know you won’t last all day in those adorable heels you want to ‘gram your way through Italy in. BUT looking like a tourist is not only tacky, it screams to shadier locals, ‘EASY TARGET!’ You can bring heels for nights out, but for daily use, wear comfy shoes that don’t make you look like a mom of six at Disneyland in June." —katieg77Get them from Amazon for $49.90+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in 39 colors).
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"I have travelled all over the world in these, and let me tell you why. If you’re a smart traveler, you know you won’t last all day in those adorable heels you want to ‘gram your way through Italy in. BUT looking like a tourist is not only tacky, it screams to shadier locals, ‘EASY TARGET!’ You can bring heels for nights out, but for daily use, wear comfy shoes that don’t make you look like a mom of six at Disneyland in June." —katieg77

Get them from Amazon for $49.90+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in 39 colors).

4. Some Chacos to take on your next adventure that you can hike, bike, and walk in any weather in — because the outsole is made for wet conditions.

"I wear them every time I travel. They’re great for all types of terrain and activities. They are casual but can be dressed up. I can walk 12 miles in them and not have blisters or sore feet." —lexiedGet them from Amazon for $56.01+ (available in sizes 5-10 and 5W-10W and in 21 colors) or from Zappos for $104.95 (available in whole sizes 5-12 and in four colors).
Zappos

"I wear them every time I travel. They’re great for all types of terrain and activities. They are casual but can be dressed up. I can walk 12 miles in them and not have blisters or sore feet." —lexied

Get them from Amazon for $56.01+ (available in sizes 5-10 and 5W-10W and in 21 colors) or from Zappos for $104.95 (available in whole sizes 5-12 and in four colors).

5. A pair of Nike Air Huarache sneakers designed to stretch with you foot, ensuring you the utmost comfort no matter how long your flight is. (Sadly, they can't ensure that there won't be a screaming toddler next to you).

"These have saved my feet when I have to travel for 30 hours! They're light as air and have the best cushioning! They're my absolute favorite travel shoes." —carohaGet them from Nike for $110 (available in women's sizes 5-12 and in six colors, and men's 6-15 and six colors) or Amazon for $49.99+ (available in sizes 6-12, 13, 14 and in 19 colors).
Nike

"These have saved my feet when I have to travel for 30 hours! They're light as air and have the best cushioning! They're my absolute favorite travel shoes." —caroha

Get them from Nike for $110 (available in women's sizes 5-12 and in six colors, and men's 6-15 and six colors) or Amazon for $49.99+ (available in sizes 6-12, 13, 14 and in 19 colors).

6. A classic pair of Toms you'll find yourself gravitating toward when you pack because they're light and small and won't take up a ton of space in your bag.

"I swear by my Toms, especially for days I’m flying. They're so easy to slip on and off at security and comfortable to run to the gate in if you have to. And while they don’t offer a ton of support, I find them perfect for a day exploring the city or shopping or what not. I live in them when I travel and when I don’t." —Alicia Prevost, FacebookGet them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes 6.5-10 and in 170 colors and patterns) or from Toms for $49.95 (available in sizes 5-12 and in six colors).
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"I swear by my Toms, especially for days I’m flying. They're so easy to slip on and off at security and comfortable to run to the gate in if you have to. And while they don’t offer a ton of support, I find them perfect for a day exploring the city or shopping or what not. I live in them when I travel and when I don’t." —Alicia Prevost, Facebook

Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes 6.5-10 and in 170 colors and patterns) or from Toms for $49.95 (available in sizes 5-12 and in six colors).

7. Or Allbirds loungers made of wool so your feet will always be at a consistent temperature, whether your plane is warm or a tundra. (There's really never an in-between.)

Submitted by katiec498f4c543.A cult favorite, the machine-washable loungers are a slip-on style shoe that's easy to take on and off in the security line. They're made of wool, which means your feet will stay warm (but not too warm) and cozy the whole time but also won't cause you feet to smell. Get them from Allbirds for $95 (available in women's whole sizes 5-10 and in seven colors and men's whole sizes 8-14 and in eight colors).
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Submitted by katiec498f4c543.

A cult favorite, the machine-washable loungers are a slip-on style shoe that's easy to take on and off in the security line. They're made of wool, which means your feet will stay warm (but not too warm) and cozy the whole time but also won't cause you feet to smell.

Get them from Allbirds for $95 (available in women's whole sizes 5-10 and in seven colors and men's whole sizes 8-14 and in eight colors).

8. A pair of Vibram Furoshiki sneakers that wrap around your whole foot, so you know they will fit you perfectly.

"They wrap around your feet like kitten hugs and are incredibly light and flexible. Plus, they look like part of the Black Panther's suit, and that's badass." —David Carlson, FacebookGet them from Amazon for $42.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 10 colors and patterns).
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"They wrap around your feet like kitten hugs and are incredibly light and flexible. Plus, they look like part of the Black Panther's suit, and that's badass." —David Carlson, Facebook

Get them from Amazon for $42.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 10 colors and patterns).

9. A pair of Tioseban sneakers with a mesh top that'll almost make feel like you're just wearing socks.

"These are amazing. Not only are they incredibly comfortable, but they are so breezy that your feet will never sweat. And with them being stretchy, it doesn't even matter if your feet are prone to swelling a bit. I have a complete lumbar and partial thoracic spinal fusion and with these shoes no matter how long I have to stand in line at the airport or how much I have to walk or run from one plane to another, my back never hurts. I love these!" —heathernaomilSize up a half size if you have wide feet!Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 5-10, 11, 12, 13 and in 19 colors).
Amazon

"These are amazing. Not only are they incredibly comfortable, but they are so breezy that your feet will never sweat. And with them being stretchy, it doesn't even matter if your feet are prone to swelling a bit. I have a complete lumbar and partial thoracic spinal fusion and with these shoes no matter how long I have to stand in line at the airport or how much I have to walk or run from one plane to another, my back never hurts. I love these!" —heathernaomil

Size up a half size if you have wide feet!

Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 5-10, 11, 12, 13 and in 19 colors).

10. Some FitKicks — which are foldable, so you can stash them easily in a bag — if your ideal vacation involves being active outdoors.

"They’re so comfy!! They look like water shoes, but they have soles so they’re good for walking, driving, biking, etc! I wear them whenever I have to walk a lot, and every time I drive home from college." —emmaf4359a3f38Get them from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in sizes S-XL and in nine colors).
Amazon

"They’re so comfy!! They look like water shoes, but they have soles so they’re good for walking, driving, biking, etc! I wear them whenever I have to walk a lot, and every time I drive home from college." —emmaf4359a3f38

Get them from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in sizes S-XL and in nine colors).

11. A pair of Superga Sneakers you can pair perfectly with jeans, shorts, or even a dress and look chic during your whole trip.

"These are a must! They're fashionable as well as functional. I went to NYC for the first time and wore them the entire time and had no blisters and no pain!" —notbeatrizGet them from Amazon for $39.80+ (available in sizes 5.5-11.5 and in six colors) or from Nordstrom for $64.95+ (available in sizes 5-11 and in 14 colors).
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"These are a must! They're fashionable as well as functional. I went to NYC for the first time and wore them the entire time and had no blisters and no pain!" —notbeatriz

Get them from Amazon for $39.80+ (available in sizes 5.5-11.5 and in six colors) or from Nordstrom for $64.95+ (available in sizes 5-11 and in 14 colors).

12. A pair of Doc Martens Flora Chelsea boots that can handle anything you come across during your travels because these babies are made to last.

"These are comfortable AF, look badass with skinny black pants, are easy to pull on/off in the security line, and roomy enough for socks (because bare feet in security is gross). Bonus: nobody messes with a chick in combat boots (even if they are the classy boots). :)" —Andrea Eaken, FacebookGet them from Amazon for $85.65+ (available in whole sizes 5-11 and in four colors) or from ASOS for $142 (available in sizes 5-11).
ASOS

"These are comfortable AF, look badass with skinny black pants, are easy to pull on/off in the security line, and roomy enough for socks (because bare feet in security is gross). Bonus: nobody messes with a chick in combat boots (even if they are the classy boots). :)" —Andrea Eaken, Facebook

Get them from Amazon for $85.65+ (available in whole sizes 5-11 and in four colors) or from ASOS for $142 (available in sizes 5-11).

13. Or some Suavs The Zilker shoes made of a breathable knit fabric to keep your feet from sweating during your adventures ('cause that's the worst feeling ever).

"I adore Suavs The Zilker in gray for matching everything I could possibly wear (skinny black jeans, T-shirt dresses, shorts, whatever!) and being easy to slip in and out of at the airport. The design lets your feet breathe and allows for swelling if your feet do that on flights. I recently wore them on a cross-country flight, driving through stop-and-go LA traffic, and on rides at Universal Studios." —elizabethlillyGet them from Suavs for $95 (available in whole sizes 6-11 and in five colors).
Suavs

"I adore Suavs The Zilker in gray for matching everything I could possibly wear (skinny black jeans, T-shirt dresses, shorts, whatever!) and being easy to slip in and out of at the airport. The design lets your feet breathe and allows for swelling if your feet do that on flights. I recently wore them on a cross-country flight, driving through stop-and-go LA traffic, and on rides at Universal Studios." —elizabethlilly

Get them from Suavs for $95 (available in whole sizes 6-11 and in five colors).

14. Birkenstock Arizona sandals, which have a footbed with arch support to support you even more than your parents will when you tell them you want to take a year off to travel the world.

"I walked miles and miles and miles in the same pair when I was studying in Germany when I was in college. That was over 10 years ago, and I still have that pair and still wear them. I would definitely recommend them for traveling, especially when you’re going to do a lot of walking." —emilyb77Get them from Nordstrom for $109.95+ (available in sizes 36-42 (5-11.5 US sizes) and in five colors) or from Amazon for $94.76+ (available in sizes 35-46 and in 30 colors).
Nordstrom

"I walked miles and miles and miles in the same pair when I was studying in Germany when I was in college. That was over 10 years ago, and I still have that pair and still wear them. I would definitely recommend them for traveling, especially when you’re going to do a lot of walking." —emilyb77

Get them from Nordstrom for $109.95+ (available in sizes 36-42 (5-11.5 US sizes) and in five colors) or from Amazon for $94.76+ (available in sizes 35-46 and in 30 colors).

15. A classic pair of Adidas Superstars you'll want to wear on your next vacation — and basically every other day of your life too.

"These are the best traveling shoes ever! They are easy to put on and take off, and they are also completely comfortable." —v4cb1ff47dThese run big, so order a size down!Get them from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in sizes 4.5-12) or from Nordstrom for $80+ (available in women's sizes 5-11 and men's sizes 4-10 and in four colors).
adidas

"These are the best traveling shoes ever! They are easy to put on and take off, and they are also completely comfortable." —v4cb1ff47d

These run big, so order a size down!

Get them from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in sizes 4.5-12) or from Nordstrom for $80+ (available in women's sizes 5-11 and men's sizes 4-10 and in four colors).

16. A pair of Sanuk Yoga Sling sandals that will make you feel like you're walking on a cushy yoga mat all day long...because, well, you are.

"Sanuk Yoga Slings are the best! They're really comfy and easy to put on but won't slide off like flip-flops might."—shankc327Get them from Amazon for $10+ (available in whole sizes 5-11 and in 33 colors).
Amazon

"Sanuk Yoga Slings are the best! They're really comfy and easy to put on but won't slide off like flip-flops might."—shankc327

Get them from Amazon for $10+ (available in whole sizes 5-11 and in 33 colors).

17. A block-heel pump that will give your nighttime style a ~step up~ but that'll still be comfy enough to walk miles in them.

"I recently came back from a walking-heavy trip to Spain, and I wore my favorite low block-heel sandals from Target for dinner/drinks/dessert/sunset strolling, which I have also walked miles in (in NYC and Spain). They're perfect for when you want a little dressed-up look but might need to walk a mile to dinner." —Maitland QuitmeyerGet them from Target for $24.99 (available in sizes 6-10, 11, 12 and in taupe, lilac, black, red, pink, and olive).
Target

"I recently came back from a walking-heavy trip to Spain, and I wore my favorite low block-heel sandals from Target for dinner/drinks/dessert/sunset strolling, which I have also walked miles in (in NYC and Spain). They're perfect for when you want a little dressed-up look but might need to walk a mile to dinner." —Maitland Quitmeyer

Get them from Target for $24.99 (available in sizes 6-10, 11, 12 and in taupe, lilac, black, red, pink, and olive).

18. A pair of Adidas slip-ons with memory foam to make you feel like you're walking on sunshine (wow!), sorry, I mean air.

"These are soooo comfortable. I've worn them to Universal Studios, on flights, and basically everywhere. I just love them. They're super comfy, chic, and affordable." —salmeenGet them from Amazon for $29.77+ (available in sizes 5-11 and in eight colors).
Amazon

"These are soooo comfortable. I've worn them to Universal Studios, on flights, and basically everywhere. I just love them. They're super comfy, chic, and affordable." —salmeen

Get them from Amazon for $29.77+ (available in sizes 5-11 and in eight colors).

19. Dr. Martens Rakim boots perfect for cold-weather destinations where there might be snow because they have slip-resistant bottoms.

"I spent three days in Rome and walked around 70km with these babies on. Also, they're the first pair of Docs that I DID NOT have to break into. Win-win!" —joanam4468d989cGet them from Amazon for $46.99+ (available in women's whole sizes 5-8 and men's whole sizes 7, 11-14) or from Dr. Martens for $124.99 (available in women's sizes 5-9 and men's 6-8, 14, and in four colors).
Dr. Martens

"I spent three days in Rome and walked around 70km with these babies on. Also, they're the first pair of Docs that I DID NOT have to break into. Win-win!" —joanam4468d989c

Get them from Amazon for $46.99+ (available in women's whole sizes 5-8 and men's whole sizes 7, 11-14) or from Dr. Martens for $124.99 (available in women's sizes 5-9 and men's 6-8, 14, and in four colors).

20. Or tried-and-true Dansko Professional mules many people think are only for nurses, but that just means they can be comfortably worn when you have to stand for long periods of time.

"These deserve way more recognition than being solely a nurse/teacher shoe. They take some getting used to because the clogs feel dumb and heavy at first. But you get over that quickly because of the amazing arch support and good posture it reinforces. They are weatherproof (plenty of sock room and waterproof), slip-resistant, and immune to trends 😄 Save your feet and invest in a pair of Danskos!" —Violette Liu, FacebookGet them from Amazon for $129.95+ (available in EU sizes 35-43 and in 94 colors) or from Nordstrom for $124.95+ (available in EU sizes 35-41 and in 19 colors).
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"These deserve way more recognition than being solely a nurse/teacher shoe. They take some getting used to because the clogs feel dumb and heavy at first. But you get over that quickly because of the amazing arch support and good posture it reinforces. They are weatherproof (plenty of sock room and waterproof), slip-resistant, and immune to trends 😄 Save your feet and invest in a pair of Danskos!" —Violette Liu, Facebook

Get them from Amazon for $129.95+ (available in EU sizes 35-43 and in 94 colors) or from Nordstrom for $124.95+ (available in EU sizes 35-41 and in 19 colors).

21. Sketchers Performance Walking Shoes to give you the comfort of a tennis shoe with the look of ballet flat.

"It's a ballet flat with extra padding. They're casual for day, but could pull off being a little dressy for evening, which means fewer shoes to pack. Plus, there's no metal to trip the TSA scanners. They're the comfiest shoes I've ever had. No horrible blistery breaking-in period for them. They fit perfectly right out of the box. It's like walking in your slippers!" —cogitoergobiboGet them from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in sizes 5-9, 10, 11 and in 12 colors).
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"It's a ballet flat with extra padding. They're casual for day, but could pull off being a little dressy for evening, which means fewer shoes to pack. Plus, there's no metal to trip the TSA scanners. They're the comfiest shoes I've ever had. No horrible blistery breaking-in period for them. They fit perfectly right out of the box. It's like walking in your slippers!" —cogitoergobibo

Get them from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in sizes 5-9, 10, 11 and in 12 colors).

22. Or Sperry boat shoes to help keep your feet dry if the weather forecast is bumming you out with rain predictions.

"I bought a pair of Sperry boat shoes for a trip to Paris when rain was forecasted and was pleasantly surprised with how comfortable they were. They are now three years old, I have literally walked hundreds of miles in them, and they’ve been through at least four rainstorms and the soles still aren’t giving out." —alisonb4cfd9a027Get them from Amazon for $45.97+ (available in sizes 5-12 and 5W-10W and 6N-10N and in 15 colors) or from Nordstrom for $94.95 (available in sizes 5-12 and in slim, medium, and wide widths).
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"I bought a pair of Sperry boat shoes for a trip to Paris when rain was forecasted and was pleasantly surprised with how comfortable they were. They are now three years old, I have literally walked hundreds of miles in them, and they’ve been through at least four rainstorms and the soles still aren’t giving out." —alisonb4cfd9a027

Get them from Amazon for $45.97+ (available in sizes 5-12 and 5W-10W and 6N-10N and in 15 colors) or from Nordstrom for $94.95 (available in sizes 5-12 and in slim, medium, and wide widths).

23. Nike Free RN 2017 Running shoes for when you just can't deal with your laces coming untied ALL. THE. DAMN. TIME.

"These are not only the most comfortable shoes for traveling, but the most comfortable shoes I’ve had in my life. (I’ve had many because I freaking love sneakers). They're so damn padded, and they are slip-on. 10/10." —magdalenapreztGet them from Amazon for $46.53+ (available in sizes 6-10 and in 13 colors).
Amazon

"These are not only the most comfortable shoes for traveling, but the most comfortable shoes I’ve had in my life. (I’ve had many because I freaking love sneakers). They're so damn padded, and they are slip-on. 10/10." —magdalenaprezt

Get them from Amazon for $46.53+ (available in sizes 6-10 and in 13 colors).

24. A splurge-worthy pair of Ecco sneakers that look chic and also feel heavenly on your feet, even if you have foot problems.

"I'm a tour guide doing mostly walking tours, so I cover a lot of ground. This season, I invested in Ecco sneakers. They are super comfortable, and for the first time, I'm ending my tours with happy feet! They're not cheap, but they're worth it." —Caroline Hadamitzky, FacebookGet them from Amazon for $60.41+ (available in EU sizes 35-43 and in 16 colors) or from Nordstrom for $149.95 (available in EU sizes 35-43 and in nine colors).
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"I'm a tour guide doing mostly walking tours, so I cover a lot of ground. This season, I invested in Ecco sneakers. They are super comfortable, and for the first time, I'm ending my tours with happy feet! They're not cheap, but they're worth it." —Caroline Hadamitzky, Facebook

Get them from Amazon for $60.41+ (available in EU sizes 35-43 and in 16 colors) or from Nordstrom for $149.95 (available in EU sizes 35-43 and in nine colors).

25. Sperry slip-ons, which you can put in the washing machine if you happen to run into a ~sticky~ situation during your trip.

"I have a black leather pair that has memory foam and is comfortable for all day wear. I wear them when I have a lot of walking to do, and I never get any blisters!!" —jramirGet them from Sperry for $51.99 (available in sizes 6-6.5, 7.5-8, 10 and in black and navy).
Sperry

"I have a black leather pair that has memory foam and is comfortable for all day wear. I wear them when I have a lot of walking to do, and I never get any blisters!!" —jramir

Get them from Sperry for $51.99 (available in sizes 6-6.5, 7.5-8, 10 and in black and navy).

26. Or a pair of Vans sneakers with UltraCush soles and a minimalist design to keep you from looking like a tourist.

"I love Vans because of their UltraCush soles. I used to get really bad cramps in my legs after walking all day, but they’ve stop since I started wearing a pair of Van’s with the ultracush soles." —selenac4d6fe141eGet them from Amazon for $18.56+ (available in sizes 5-13.5 and in 12 colors) or from Vans for $50 (available in sizes 5-17.5 and in 28 colors).
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"I love Vans because of their UltraCush soles. I used to get really bad cramps in my legs after walking all day, but they’ve stop since I started wearing a pair of Van’s with the ultracush soles." —selenac4d6fe141e

Get them from Amazon for $18.56+ (available in sizes 5-13.5 and in 12 colors) or from Vans for $50 (available in sizes 5-17.5 and in 28 colors).

Wearing comfortable shoes when traveling may* prevent this from happening at the end of the day:

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*Sometimes traveling is exhausting no matter what, but having comfortable shoes definitely helps!

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