6 Comfortable Walking Shoes to Take You Through a Day of Exploring

Getting ready for a summer getaway, or perhaps planning a staycation? If exploring is part of your itinerary, you’ll likely need a pair of walking shoes to help you comfortably navigate a day of sightseeing or light trekking.

While lots of shoe brands today offer styles with comfort elements, core comfort brands tend to put more R&D into their products for a higher level of performance. Here, FN has curated men’s and women’s walking styles that can go the distance.

1. Women’s Mephisto Allrounder Lets Go

This color-blocked athleisure style delivers comfort with a sock-like collar that hugs the ankle, as well as a removable cushioned footbed and lightweight rubber outsole.

Women’s Mephisto Allrounder Lets Go
CREDIT: Zappos


2. Women’s Ecco Bluma Summer Ballerina

Ecco’s classic ballet style is light and breezy, designed with a soft microfiber upper, removable cushioned insole and internal wedge for some hidden height.

Women’s Ecco Bluma Summer Ballerina
CREDIT: Zappos


3. Women’s Teva Encanta Sandal

Underfoot comfort and support is delivered through a contoured leather Poron footbed, while the sole is made of durable rubber.

Women’s Teva Encanta Sandal
CREDIT: Zappos


4. Men’s Clarks UnCoast Lace

This hybrid sneaker-shoe features an OrthoLite footbed for enhanced cushioning and rubber outsole with Clarks Wavewalk proprietary technology that allows the foot to naturally roll, reducing shock.

Men’s Clarks UnCoast Lace
CREDIT: Zappos


5. Men’s Hush Puppies Expert MT Slip-on

A leather-and-mesh upper allows feet to breath, while a rubber outsole adds a natural bounce underfoot.

Men’s Hush Puppies Expert MT Slip-on
CREDIT: Zappos


6. Men’s Vivobarefoot Primus Lux WP Leather

Get a natural feeling underfoot with this minimalist style set on an ultra-thin, puncture-resistant PRO4 outsole for lasting durability.

Men’s Vivobarefoot Primus Lux WP Leather
CREDIT: Zappos


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