Shoes and boots are some of the heaviest, bulkiest items to pack. Accordingly, it’s important to choose lightweight travel shoes and to pack them so they save space—and don’t soil an entire trip’s worth of outfits. Figuring out how to pack boots and shoes is a challenge, sure, but there are strategies for doing it better.
Whether you’re heading to the beach, the mountains, or the city on your next trip, follow these tips for how to pack boots and shoes to maximize your space, plus see our picks for the best foldable, lightweight, and otherwise malleable footwear.
Tip 1: Narrow Down Your Number
How many shoes you should pack on your vacation depends on where you’re going and what you plan to do. For example, if you’re planning on staying at the beach for a week, a pair of sandals and a pair of shoes for dinners may suffice. But if you’re going to Paris in October, you may want individual options for sightseeing, dinner, and rainy weather.
To help cut down on…