The best women’s sandals for walking that won’t give you blisters on your next vacation

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There are few things worse than being excited to explore a new place while on vacation and ending the day with a bunch of new blisters. Not only are they painful, but they can ruin the rest of your vacation, especially if you have a limited shoe selection on hand.

If you’re traveling this spring or summer, don’t forget to pack comfortable walking sandals when you’re loading up your suitcase. Whether you’re headed to the beach for spring break, a new city for your honeymoon or hiking somewhere remote with friends, you’re going to need a great pair of sandals to protect and support your feet.

Below, shop seven pairs of sandals that you’ll be able to walk around in all summer long — starting at just $26.

1. MEGNYA Women’s Comfortable Walking Sandals with Arch Support, $29.99-$39.99

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Available in over 15 different colors, these sandals are a best seller on Amazon. The style features a braided rope upper and a rubber sole, is water-resistant and has reviewers saying, “My feet feel like I’m walking on clouds.

2. Teva Hurricane Drift Sandal, $40

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These lightweight sandals from beloved brand Teva are supportive and definitely won’t weigh you down. These shoes are ideal for the beach or a boat day since they float in water. You can snag them in five other hues.

3. ALEADER Sport Athletic Sandals, $25.99-$29.99

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These colorful kicks are sure to add a fun pop of color to any summery ‘fit. Totally vegan, these were “created using synthetic and plant-based materials.” Plus, they are also durable, water-friendly and easy to pull on and off, thanks to the velcro closure.

4. Chaco Women’s Chillos Slide Sandal, $24.08 (Orig. $50)

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Complete with a rubber sole and a ladder-lock buckle, these sandals from Chacos run true to size. According to the product description, these do-it-all shoes are great for everything from checking out a new trail to walking about the shore.

5. Seychelles Word For Word Slide Sandal, $89

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These crisscross slides are cute enough to wear with a dress but comfortable enough to wear all day long. You can bring home these strappy sandals in four neutral colors.

6. Cole Haan ZERØGRAND Sandal, $89.95 (Orig. $150)

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These 1.2-inch sandals from Cole Haan have a smooth leather upper and a velcro strap. They are fully lined and have a rubber sole made with the brand’s Grandfoam. Score this style while it’s majorly marked down!

7. Sorel Womens Kinetic Sandal, $130

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Available in four other colorways, these sandals from Sorel are a best-seller and have over 500 five-star ratings. If you’re looking for some height, this platform style is for you. Buy your normal size and thank yourself this summer.

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