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Women over 60 can sometimes feel limited by their fashion options, but we’ve got the inside scoop! Find out the top sixteen most comfortable travel shoes for older women, as voted for by our readers.


Travel Shoes for Older Women

Written By: Annie Jarvis


We surveyed our mature readers and asked them for their best tips on travel fashion for women over 60. They shared their favorite styles and the most important things to look for when selecting travel shoes!

The options listed below are selected by our very own age 60+ travel fashion girls, who believe comfort, style, and quality are the most important factors when choosing the next pair of shoes for your travel capsule wardrobe!


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Here are the top brands for the most comfortable travel shoes for older women, as voted for by our readers:








Asics Gel-Fit Sana Cross-Training Shoe




Asics are considered a truly supportive sneaker and are loved for their comfortable feel, excellent arch support, and casual styles.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Comfortable
  • Good looking
  • Excellent arch support
  • Good for city streets
  • Lasts ages
  • Good support




Canvas Slip-On




Anyone wanting a lightweight and breathable shoe should consider TOMS. They are thin yet substantial enough to support feet for long periods of time. These aren’t just fashion for women over 60–they are worn by people of all ages.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Washable
  • Breathable
  • Decent insole thin yet substantial footbed




Go Walk Slip-On Walking Shoe




Skechers Go Walks are at the top of the list for best travel shoes. They’re a favorite for women all over the world because they are great for walking in a variety of locations; they slip on and off easily and are lightweight enough to squeeze into a small bag or suitcase.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Travel everywhere
  • So comfortable
  • Like walking on air
  • Easy to wash and dry overnight
  • Machine washable
  • Weigh next to nothing
  • Good for all terrain
  • Great cushioning
  • Lots of walking
  • Super light and cool
  • Slip on and off
  • Good for cobblestones
  • Lightweight yet keep your feet warm




New Balance 711 Mesh Cross-Training Shoe


New Balance


New Balance sneakers are both comfortable and cute. These supportive sneakers have a variety of styles and colors, allowing you to choose based on your vacation wardrobe.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Great on cobblestone streets
  • Cute
  • Fashionable
  • Comfortable
  • Fits like a glove




Propet Travelwalker II Shoe




Our readers also love Kroten shoes as they are lightweight and dry quickly, allowing you to wear them for a variety of different trips. These slip-on shoes have a cool, soft material, making them unbelievably comfortable.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Soft, comfortable, and light
  • Cool
  • Dries quickly
  • Lightweight






FitFlop Lulu Thong Sandal




Fit Flop sandals are stylish enough to dress up in the evenings and comfortable enough to walk in throughout the day, making them a truly versatile travel shoe.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • I can walk for miles in these shoes
  • Super comfortable
  • Easy to wash
  • Can travel anywhere




Birkenstock Unisex Arizona Sandal




Birkenstocks are one of the best sandals. These shoes are known for their arch support and sturdy style, allowing anyone to feel secure while walking in them. They aren’t just shoes for older women, they’re popular for all ages, too!


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Very sturdy and comfortable
  • Great for walking up and down hills
  • Great sandals
  • Perfect for warm weather
  • Stylish
  • Great support




Finn Comfort Gomera Ankle-Strap Sandal




Finn comfort sandals are recommended for city breaks or trailed walks. They’re incredibly supportive and comfortable; you could wear them for hours while exploring different destinations and not feel tired or sore.

These sandals have an adjustable strap, offering support and flexibility.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  •         Comfortable
  •         Lasts ages
  •         Great support for walking
  •         Always looks appropriate
  •         Adjustable straps are perfect






Teva Verra Sandal




Teva is known for its stability and support. The adjustable straps and cushioned footbed are ideal for those interested in comfort and adventure.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Comfortable with good arch support
  • Multi-purpose
  • Durable and comfortable
  • Good for hot weather, as they allow air to get to your feet
  • Elegant




Vionic with Orthaheel Amber Sandal




If you’re looking for fashion for women over 60, a number of our readers selected the comfortable yet stylish brand Vionic. These cute sandals are known for being comfortable yet dressy, allowing you to wear them on different occasions.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Super comfy
  • Good arch support
  • Goes with everything
  • Fashionable




Mephisto Helen Thong Sandal




Mephisto leather sandals have a supportive footbed–essential for all-day walking shoes. They are not only comfortable, but stylish enough to dress up for an evening out.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Comfortable and cute
  • Great for anywhere
  • Cool
  • Nice arch







Merrell Siren Sport 2 Waterproof Hiking Shoe




If you love outdoor adventures, choose Merrell hiking boots. These shoes have fantastic grip and support for exploring the great outdoors and feeling safe while doing so.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Comfortable hiking boots that provide support and traction
  • Casual, walking, or workout shoe
  • Stylish
  • Great soles for grip
  • Great for winter
  • Great on all terrain
  • Great for trekking
  • Great even in snow




Gypsum WP Hiking Shoe




Keen hiking boots are known to be comfortable, sturdy, and supportive through different terrains.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Fantastic for walking
  • Great stability
  • Great for cobblestones







Clarks Wave.Cruise Mary Jane




Travelers who love to go on city breaks rave about Clarks Mary Jane flats. They’re known for being extremely comfortable right out of the box, making them a great addition to anyone’s travel wardrobe.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • No break-in period
  • Comfortable from the moment you wear them
  • Go with anything




Dansko Professional Clog




Dansko clogs are another popular choice for exploring different cities. These shoes are a favorite as they slip on and off easily and can be worn for hours on end without your feet suffering the consequences.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Unbelievably comfortable
  • You can wear them for hours and your feet never get tired
  • Slip on and off so they are great for airport security
  • Go with everything



Jambu Blossom Encore Flat




Jambu shoes are known to be comfortable and supportive, yet lightweight enough to wear throughout the summer.


Comments from our readers on this shoe:

  • Good for summer
  • Comfortable walking shoe
  • Good looking



A few more tips on choosing shoes for older women:


  • Life is too short for cheap shoes!
  • 3 is the magic number.
  • Try them out at home first.
  • Make sure they are comfortable.
  • Get sandals with an adjustable strap.



What are your tips on travel fashion for women over 60? Please comment below!


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Author Bio: Annie Jarvis is relatively new to the traveling world and has just completed a five month journey around Southeast Asia, India, and the US. She loves diving, skiing, cooking, hiking and writing about her adventures on her Refreshing the Page blog.