Finding the best walking shoes for travel can be tough. You want something comfortable enough to get you through a full day of wandering around, but not so comfortable that it screams “I’m a tourist!” And since nobody wants to tote around a bag (checked or otherwise) filled with shoes, the ones that do make the packing list cut need to be versatile enough to wear with multiple outfits.
Since a bad pair of shoes can ruin an otherwise lovely travel day, we asked editors to share their tried-and-true kicks, so you don’t have to take a gamble on whether they’ll actually be comfortable or not. Whether you’re looking for sneakers, boots, flats, or sandals, we have recommendations for you. Below, nearly 30 of our favorite high-quality, easy-to-pack walking shoes for travel—all cushy, supportive, and versatile—that will take you just about anywhere.
This article has been updated with new information since its original publish date. Additional reporting by Elaheh Nozari and Andrea Whittle.