The Best Women's Athletic Shoes For Your First Vacation

Sore feet and blisters are absolutely the last things you want to worry about on your vacation.

The best thing you can do for yourself is to pack appropriate footwear when planning your first vacation. And if your trip is going to involve a lot of walking—or even if you plan on getting a run in here and there—you'll definitely want to invest in a decent pair of athletic shoes.

Those strappy sandals or ankle boots may seem like a good idea ahead of time, but nobody wants swollen feet covered in blisters when you're supposed to be having the time of your life. Both you and your feet will thank us.

Adidas Women's Cloudfoam Pure Running Shoe
When the fitness trails call, make sure you're prepared. | Adidas

For a shoe that hugs your foot like a cloud, you'll love these textile running shoes that are perfect for everyday runners and elite athletes alike. The Cloudfoam memory sock liner and textile lining provide unmatched comfort on any distance walks or runs.

New Balance Women's FuelCore Nergize V1 Sneaker
If you're only packing one style, make sure it's versatile. | FuelCore Nergize

You might forget you're even wearing these sneakers, which feature midsole cushioning for an incredibly lightweight fit that was made for wearing anywhere and everywhere. The contemporary bootie design hugs your foot for snug, supportive, all-day comfort.

ASICS Women's Gel-Venture 7 Running Shoes
If you're going to be around water, make sure your feet are dry. | ASICS

Sufferers of chronic foot pain will love these sneakers that feature a rearfoot GEL technology cushioning system that absorbs shock during the impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance. The OrthoLite sock liner will also keep your feet dry during even the sweatiest of runs.

Under Armour Charged Women's Assert 8 Running Shoe
Don't bog down your bag with a heavier style. | Under Armour

For runners who need a balance of flexibility and cushioning, these sneakers feature a compression molded foam midsole for optimal cushioning and performance. The lightweight mesh upper sneaker provides complete breathability for all-day dryness.

Nike Women's Revolution 5 Running Shoe
If you're heading out for a while, comfort should be a priority. | Nike

Featuring lightweight materials and a soft foam midsole, these sneakers were designed to keep you running or walking in unparalleled comfort. Rubber outsoles offer durable traction on a variety of surfaces and allow your foot to flex naturally.