10 Best Shoes To Pack For Your Next Trip To Disney 

Best shoes for Disney vacation

Taking a trip to the Disney Parks can take a lot of planning. Once you’ve got your hotels booked, tickets purchased, and reservations made it’s time to start packing. If traveling to Walt Disney World there are some must pack items like sunscreen, light, breathable clothing, and quite possibly most importantly, comfortable footwear. To help guide you to some of the most highly rated shoes for your Disney holiday, here are the 10 best shoes to pack for your next trip to Disney.


It may come as no surprise that park goers love wearing sandals for long days at Disney World. With the Florida heat and humidity, sandals are a great option for keeping your feet cool and comfortable all day. But long gone are the days of flimsy flip-flops that lose shape after a couple of wears. The following shoe brands make high quality sandals that come recommended by thousands of park guests and are built to withstand hours upon hours of wear and tear. 

So if you’re someone who just can’t bear the idea of having your 10 little toes confined into a close-toed shoe, these brands make some of the best sandals for long days at the Disney Parks.

1. Teva

Best shoes for Disney vacation Teva

Over the past couple of years we’ve seen a Teva fashion craze around the world. The masses finally discovered that this company makes extremely comfortable sport sandals that can be worn on a variety of occasions. With adjustable velcro straps and a rubber sole, these shoes will stay put all day and are extremely durable. As a bonus, since they are often worn by celebrities and models, they can easily be worn to upscale dinners without any double-takes from other diners.

Get the Teva Women’s Original Universal Sandal
Reviews: 4.5/5 stars from 2,041 reviews
Price: from $50

Get the Teva Men’s Original Universal Sandal
Reviews: 4.5/5 stars from 1,154 reviews
Price: from $40

2. Sanuk

Best shoes for Disney vacation Sanuk

If you’ve been to Disney Springs, you may have passed by the Sanuk Sandal shop. This footwear company makes a variety of sandals assembled using yoga mat material for the soles and a soft cotton material for the upper sandal, keeping your feet comfortable all around. Their popular Yoga Sling style is often one of the most recommended sandals if you’re planning to spend hours on your feet.

Get the Sanuk Yoga Sling 2 Sandal
Rating: 4.7/5 stars from 2,020 reviews
Price: $40

3. Vionic

Best shoes for Disney vacation Vionic

With orthopedic arch support, Vionic turns your average thong flip-flop into a shoe comfortable to wear for hours on end. For guests who love casual, slip-on style sandals the Vionic Wave Toe-Post Sandal is our number one recommendation. 

Get the Vionic Unisex Toe Post Sandal
Rating: 4.3/5 stars from 2,273 reviews
Price: from $48

4. Keen

Best shoes for Disney vacation Keen

Creator of the ultimate hiking sandal, Keens are built for rugged terrain. While these hiking sandals may be a staple in the closets of hikers and trekkers, they’ve recently become a top choice for park goers. Since they’re made for the outdoors, Keen’s sandals are lightweight, breathable, water resistant and washable. 

Get the Keen Women’s H2 Sandal
Reviews: 4.4/5 stars from 3,748 reviews
Price: from $40

Get the Keen Men’s H2 Sandal
Reviews: 4.4/5 stars from 8,655 reviews
Price: from $50

5. Chaco

Best shoes for Disney vacation Chaco

The Chacos brand was originally created by and for white-water rafters. This amphibious sandal brand manufactures light, waterproof sandals that will fit snug on your feet and are a great option for the Disney Parks, especially during the rainy season. Chacos are a great option for guests planning to visit the water parks during their trip as well.

Get the Chaco Women’s ZX2 Sandal
Reviews: 4.4/5 start from 1,833 reviews
Price: from $80

Get the Chaco Men’s Z2 Classic Sandal
Reviews: 4.4/5 stars from 442 reviews
Price: from $50


Sneakers are always a top choice for footwear to wear to Disney. However, not all sneakers are created equal. The following sneaker brands come recommended by thousands of Disney guests for their superior comfort and support. If you’re a runner or love to exercise you may already have one of these great options in your closet. 

6. Nike

Best shoes for Disney vacation Nike

This well-known sneaker brand has hundreds of sneakers to choose from for a trip to Disney. While many of their running sneakers might not provide the proper arch support for long walks, they do have a range of options perfect for walking and spending extended time on your feet. The Nike Tanjun are a perfect option with a soft, breathable mesh upper and a cushioned, foam sole. 

Try the Nike Men’s and Women’s Tanjun Sneaker
Reviews: 4.5/5 stars from 3,406 reviews
Price: $60

7. Brooks

Best shoes for Disney vacation Brooks

Another well-known sneaker company, Brooks has built its brand on creating comfortable, high-performance sneakers. While they mainly focus on making running sneakers, several of their most popular shoes are perfect for hours of walking and waiting in lines at the parks. The Brooks Adrenaline provides optimal arch support and a cushioned sole that feels like walking on clouds.

Try the Brooks Men’s Adrenaline GTS Sneaker
Reviews: 4.7/5 stars from 2,303 reviews
Price: $100

Try the Brooks Women’s Adrenaline GTS Sneaker
Reviews: 4.5/5 stars from 2,088 reviews
Price: from $80

8. Asics

Best shoes for Disney vacation Asics

This Japanese sneaker company is often rated as one of the best shoemakers for runners. Asics offers a ride range of sneakers for casual and serious runners alike. Their gel heel technology provides shock absorption while the outer sole has trail-rated grip, making this shoe a perfect choice for dashing around the Disney Parks. 

Try the Asics Women’s Gel Venture Sneaker
Reviews: 4.5/5 Star from 7,011 reviews
Price: from $45

Try the Asics Men’s Gel Venture Sneaker
Reviews: 4.6/5 stars from 8,177 reviews
Price: from $50

Walking Shoes

Casual walking shoes are extremely popular amongst nurses, servers and anyone else who spends hours on their feet on a daily basis. Take a tip from the professionals and check out the following two companies that make several comfortable options that work perfectly for visiting Disney. 

9. Clarks 

Best shoes for Disney vacation Clarks

Well-known as a walking shoe designer, Clarks has been revered for many years as creators of the most comfortable business shoes. Lucky for us, they also make a few casual walking shoes that are extremely comfortable for long hours on your feet. Their Cloudstepper series offers a range of shoes that come with a 4-layer sole that provide arch support and premium comfort.  

Try the Clarks Women’s Sillian Paz Slip-on Loafer
Reviews: 4.3/5 stars from 2,355 reviews
Price: from $30

10. Skechers

Best shoes for Disney vacation Skechers


Originally a utility and skate shoe company, many have come to love the Skechers brand ever since they started designing walking shoes for men, women and children several years ago. Skechers offers a wide range of walking shoes but their Go Walks are some of the most popular for those planning to do hours of walking days on end.

Try the Skechers Women’s Go Walk Slip-On Shoe
Reviews: 4.4/5 stars from 14,304 reviews
Price: from $36

Try the Skechers Men’s Go Walk Slip-On Shoe
Reviews: 4.5/5 stars from 6,862 reviews
Price: from $40

What are your favorite shoes to pack for your trips to Disney? Share your recommendations in the comments below.

Katherine Rand

DVC Shop Editorial Team

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