, °F

Personalized Forecasts

Featured Forecast

My Favorite Forecasts

    My Recent Locations

    Best Walking Shoes for Travel

    By By Amy Farley
    September 12, 2013, 6:10:16 AM EDT

    Finding chic yet comfortable walking shoes is easier said than done. Here, our picks for classic ballet flats, preppy loafers, and booties that will give you a leg up.

    Q: I need walking shoes for my upcoming Rome trip. any suggestions? —Elena Fernandez, via e-mail

    A: Despite the uneven cobblestoned streets of the Eternal City, tennis shoes are a no-no: Italian women love their stylish footwear, and you’ll want to fit in. Unfortunately, finding chic yet comfortable options is easier said than done. Here, our picks for classic ballet flats, preppy loafers, and booties that will give you a leg up.


    380x320_09121358_201310-w-walking-shoes-aerosoles

    Aerosoles Ballet Flats A rubber tread lets you pound the pavement from day to night. $79, Aerosoles.


    380x320_09121400_201310-w-walking-shoes-pluggz

    Related Links:
    Vote Now! Take the 2013 America's Favorite Towns Survey
    America's Coolest Indoor Water Parks
    Romantic Beach Getaways

    Pluggz Loafers Antimicrobial linings and memory foam arches give a footloose feeling. $134, Pluggz.


    380x320_09121400_201310-w-walking-shoes-rockport

    Rockport Booties Lightweight leather uppers—plus rubber bottoms and interior cushioning. $160, Rockport.

    For more comfortable options, continue reading on Travel & Leisure.

    Report a Typo

    Continue Reading on TravelandLeisure.com >

    More Weather News