You know you’ve found the best travel shoes when you can walk around in them all day. Travelling puts heavy demands on our feet, and we all know how disappointing it can be to cut plans short due to sore feet. That’s why KEEN travel shoes have anatomically engineered insoles for go-the-distance comfort, and uppers selected for optimal ventilation and protection from the elements.
With a wide variety of styles, you’ll be leading the way whether you’re exploring island shores, enjoying a marathon museum tour, or sampling local delicacies at a colourful outdoor market. Don’t let flimsy footwear hold you back—find the best KEEN travel shoes for you and get ready to immerse yourself fully in your travels.
KEEN Travel Boots
No matter where you are in the world, a good pair of boots will never look out of place. Choose a sportier boot option, like the men’s Citizen KEEN or women’s Terradora Ethos if you like to split your travels between trails and city streets.
A good mid-height boot with solid support and a neutral colour will go with every outfit you pack—the best ones can be dressed up or down for wherever your adventures take you. For women we like the Lorelai chukka boot for effortless style and all-day support.
KEEN Travel Sandals
Sandals might seem like a strange choice for travel, but for those who know, they can be a game-changer. Next time you’re waiting in airport security, check out the feet around you. No matter the season or the destination, you will see the KEEN Newport sandal in one of its iterations. Why? Because it’s insanely versatile, very packable, and suited to a wide range of temperatures. Plus, it lets you walk literally anywhere, even through a creek, in supreme comfort.
The Newport is the sandal that started it all here at KEEN. With its protective toe, supportive sole, and barely-there feeling ventilation, it has inspired worthwhile spin-offs for all your travel and adventure needs.
The women’s Whisper sandal, for example, offers a more feminine silhouette in ten gorgeous colours, with all the same functionality of the original. The Rialto hiking sandal is a great choice for adventurers who need water performance.
For men, look at our Waimea and Aruba sandals. Waimea H2 Sandals features patented toe protection and a lightweight rubber outsole. The EVA midsole absorbs shock as you stride toward the beach chair that's calling your name. Aruba II Sandals are comfortable, laid-back slides designed for beach-to-street versatility. The lining dries quickly, and a shock-absorbing midsole reduces foot fatigue during long days of walking.
We have even more options for women’s sandals. Poolside, beachfront or anywhere in between, our top-selling Bali sandals will take you there. The cushioned footbed offers support, and quick-dry straps keep it comfortably secure. Damaya Ankle Strap Sandals feature a secure ankle strap and the comfy hug of elastic gore along with washable, quick-dry webbing and a soft, microfibre-lined insole. Sofia Slide Casual Leather Mule Sandals offer simplicity for sunny days. This sandal slide brings together comfort and effortless style with a criss-cross design in premium, environmentally preferred leather.
Next time you’re booking a flight, think about tossing your KEEN travel sandals in your bag. They might just become your new travel favourite.
KEEN Travel Shoes
Travel shoes take up minimal space in your bag, so you’ll have ample room for your photo gear or duty-free finds. Of course, when they’re also the most supportive, comfortable and stylish shoes you’ve got, you’ll probably want them on all the way from the flight to the sights.
KEEN travel shoes are built to go the distance, and they’re always ready for a hearty helping of spontaneity. With our signature supportive insoles and anatomically engineered designs, you’ll know that whether you choose a flat style like the Bali Strap Sandals or a hiking shoe like the Terradora, you’ll be walking in comfort all day.
KEEN Footwear has great options for trainers that travel well. For women, look at our Elsa collection. Elsa III Gore Slip-On Casual Trainers are versatile and packable slip-ons. With our cushioned KEEN Luftcell PU insole and an athletic fit, plus a cushioned heel panel, you can explore even further. Elsa III Casual Trainers are our bestselling, packable trainers in a comfy, stylish update.
For men, look at our Glenhaven Explorer Casual Trainers where leather and canvas come together in this urban explorer, cushioned for all-day comfort. Mixed textures make it easy to dress up or down, and hiking-inspired eyelets add a rustic touch.
KEEN UNEEK For Travel
Of course, some travellers prefer to make a statement rather than blend in—and for them we have a truly unique option. Crafted from just two cords, a bungee closure and a supportive sole, KEEN UNEEK sandals are ultra-lightweight, highly breathable, and guaranteed to turn heads.
Go for the KEEN UNEEK O2 sandal version if you prefer a more secure fit and some heel coverage or choose the classic for the most freedom and flexibility for your feet. At home everywhere from surf towns to city streets, UNEEK sandals give you great ventilation and a real signature look—plus they pack down to almost nothing. Why not stash them in your bag? They’re so outrageously comfortable that you might end up wearing them more than you think.