The Most Comfortable Travel Shoes for Any DestinationIf you’ve got travel on your mind, you’re in good company. Because although we love making the most of our backyards, it definitely feels like time to explore further afield again.
Whether you’re a city lover, a desert adventurer, a mountain climber, or a beach fan, we’ve got the footwear you need. And yes, that means slippers, sandals, boots, and shoes.
Want to know what the best travel shoes are for you and your final destination? We’ve got you covered. Shop The Full Travel Collection.
The Best Travel Shoes for the Tropics
Men’s Footwear For The Tropics
Men’s Moku Pae Boat Shoes – a modern take on the traditional boat shoe – might just become your new favorite travel shoes when it comes to coastal adventures. Water-friendly construction meets quick-drying and breathable mesh upper (hello, sock-free vacays), while a non-marking Wet Grip Rubber outsole and Drop-In Heel® make them perfect for both boat days and beach days.
Men’s ‘Ohana Pa‘i Sandals – Our classic beach sandal was made with the tropics in mind, complete with water resistance and a smooth drop-in footbed for the perfect anatomical fit as you explore. What’s more, the pattern on this particular style was inspired by the importance of wai (freshwater), so what better to throw on as you explore the rivers, streams, lakes, and waterfalls that flow across the Hawaiian Islands?
Men’s Ulele Sandals – A water-friendly style that can take you from dawn patrol to pau hana (happy hour) drinks in Honolulu? You’ve got it. The Ulele has the lightweight, modern, versatile sandal thing down, and delivers an ultra-comfy fit. They float too… you know, just in case your ocean adventures get a little wild.
Women’s Footwear For The Tropics
Women’s Pehuea Sneakers – A sneaker that’s as vibrant and laid-back as life in the tropics itself, the Pehuea is probably one of the best travel shoes for women, period. Casual, breathable, and oh-so-wearable, this casual sneaker-style shoe features our signature Drop-In Heel® and removable and washable insoles. So slip them on, enjoy, wash (if needed), and repeat.
Women’s Nu‘a Pi‘o Sandals – When the tropics call your name, Nu‘a Pi‘o answers. A contemporary and versatile sandal with a thick sole, the Nu‘a Pio is water-friendly, which means if you decide to go wading at the water’s edge, they’ll be dry in no time. So go ahead, be free – you’re on vacation now.
Women’s Pī‘oe Sandals – The Pī‘oe is exactly the kind of travel shoe women need when heading to the tropics. Why? Because this sandal is durable, water-resistant, and super grippy too. So whether you’re climbing down the rocks to get to the perfect break or enjoying an afternoon chilling on the beach, the Pī‘oe has your back (and your feet) covered.
The Best Travel Shoes for the Desert
Men’s Footwear For The Desert
Men’s Mio Lī Sneakers – Heading to the desert? Then you might be asking yourself what the best walking shoes for travel are, especially if you’re looking for something lightweight and breathable. The Mio Lī is an ideal match because it’s the ultimate go-anywhere, do-anything shoe, with underfoot cushioning for sustained comfort. Skip the socks too if you’re feeling it – with washable footbeds, it’s easy.
Men’s ‘Ilikai Sandals – Breathable, lightweight, stylish, and super comfortable, the ‘Ilikai sandal is a great partner for any travel adventure. This handsome, full-grain leather sandal supports your feet as you explore, and looks good doing it too.
Women’s Footwear For The Desert
Women’s Kaula Pa‘a Kapa Espadrilles – When you’re looking for the best travel shoes for women, you know you need something that’s lightweight, easy-to-wear, and breathable. The Kaula Pa‘a Kapa checks all the boxes and is a great fit for desert-style adventures. Linen textiles and our signature Drop-In Heel® make this espadrille shoe easy to slip on, and even easier to fall in love with.
Women’s Kīpe‘a ‘Olu Sandals – Kīpe‘a ‘Olu is a stitch above when it comes to comfort, quality, and ease, and fits squarely into the category of “best travel shoes”. In fact, with a premium leather construction that has both a beachy and boho design, this slide blurs the line between relaxed and classy. Enjoy its comfort and breathability on your desert explorations and style it up when you head out for dinner.
The Best Travel Shoes for the City
Men’s Footwear For The City
Men’s Kākaha Leather Sneakers – Did someone say dapper travel shoes that will take you from afternoons at the art gallery to dinner with friends? The Kākaha hears you. Inspired by the rich, smooth feel of fine leather, Kākaha captures that laidback island attitude in comfy slip-on style. It’s even got a removable and washable footbed, so if you’ve spent several hours on your feet, no one needs to know.
Men’s Kai Po‘i Leather Sandals – Sometimes city travel means adding a little sophistication to your otherwise laid-back vibe, and the Kai Po‘i sandals are exactly where it’s at. Made with high-character Italian leather (that’s made for the finer things in life), you’ll be stepping out in the ultimate travel-worthy style.
Women’s Footwear For The City
Women’s Pehuea Lī Sneakers – Stylish walking shoes for travel? How about the Pehuea Lī? This lightweight and breathable sneaker features an airy, all-mesh upper that keeps things cool. The Pehuea Lī is always up for adventure and is ideal for city explorations thanks to simple styling that pairs well with just about everything.
Women’s Kāpehe Luana Sandals – If you want to explore the city in sandals or flip-flops, you can’t get much better than the Kāpehe Luana. Made from premium, full-grain leather, these sandals give you all-day support, cushioning, and an ultra-comfy fit. It doesn’t hurt that their strappy design makes them stylish enough to go from coffee dates to cocktail hour too.
The Best Travel Shoes for the Mountains
Men’s Footwear For The Mountains
Men’s Mahana Slippers – Just like throwing on your favorite hoodie after a long day, the Mahana slippers were crafted to warm your feet and soothe your soul. With a lightly insulated heathered jersey upper matched with soft terry cloth lining, these slippers have mountain time written all over them.
Men’s Nānā Hele Wai‘apo Boots – The mountains are calling, and you must go… but not before you find yourself a pair of Nānā Hele Wai‘apo travel shoes. These shoes are stylish and simple, and the weather-resistant twill repels water with ease – something you’ll appreciate in mountain climates. You’ll also be grateful for the Wet Grip Rubber outsole, that keeps you steady – even on wet surfaces.
Women’s Footwear For The Mountains
Women’s Lania Slippers – Next time someone asks you what the best travel shoes are, simply answer: “slippers”. Because when you’re headed to the mountains, you’re going to want a pair of these. Think of the Lania as a cherished winter sweater… for your feet. Crafted with soft, recycled materials, these are your mountain BFFs.
Women’s Hawai‘iloa Manu Hope Boots – There are so many reasons to pack the Hawai‘iloa Manu Hope next time you head to the mountains, but let’s start with their wool-blend lining that offers the ultimate in temperature regulation. What’s more, the soft, nubuck upper is waterproof, and the soles come with built-in traction. Hiking boots? Kind of, but also so much more!
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