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Old 10-17-2009, 04:35 PM   #1
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Moms- Most Comfy Shoes For Disney?

I thought I'd see if anyone has a pair of shoes they LOVE to wear at Disney. I currently am wearing a pair or Merrell shoes and I really like them, hopefully they will keep the blisters at bay.

Any great shoe tips?

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Old 10-17-2009, 06:42 PM   #2
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Fit Flops! I don't even take tennis shoes anymore. I can just look at a pair of shoes and get blisters, but that has never happened with my FitFlops. I've also heard people recommend BodyGlide to prevent rubbing and blisters.
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Old 10-17-2009, 06:46 PM   #3
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You may cringe as I say this... but seriously... Crocs. I never get blisters in them and they dry super quick. Ugly as sin, but super comfy. You can get them in flip flop style.
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I always wear sandals. I don't like flip flops and crocs are just too horrible to even contemplate. Plus I'm not comfortable in shoes that feel like they might come off. I have a pair of leather strap sandals from Timberland that I really love. They're comfy, well ventilated, dry quickly, and never give me blisters, unlike sneakers. If you're feet and socks get wet in sneaks you're just out of luck..
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Old 10-17-2009, 10:08 PM   #5
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I've read that Bodyglide is a MUST have for WDW. We've never bought it for our trips but are planning on doing so this time.
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You are going to hear a bunch of different shoes, but will see the same ones such as Merrill, Teva, Keen and Crocs.

We spent a fortune on new Merrills, Tevas and Keens and we hate all of them! We have been buying waterproof, toe covered shoes for years now as we go in July, so sweat, heat and rain are a big factors for us. Anyway, the shoes we bought were so uncomfortable - it doesn't matter what shoes feel like at home as nothing compares to the parks. Blisters are not a problem for us, but it's the fit and comfort that is. We also wore Crocs, but they are so slippery and unsafe, so we are done with them, not to mention that they are expensive. We always had multiple pairs so as to keep them from wearing down as easily, but they do anyway.

We have done the best in running shoes, but the water can be a problem, but after spending a ton of money on new shoes each and every year, we are now back to running shoes and water/running shoe hybrids for the kids as these provide the most fit, comfort and safety for us in the parks. We love New Balance, so that is what we like to buy. We will alternate shoes, as this works best as well. Hubby and I feel that we have to wear our Merrills and Keens though as they cost us over $100.00 for each pair, so that is an expensive lesson we learned.

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Old 10-19-2009, 08:39 AM   #7
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Fit Flops

Does anyone know what stores carry Fit Flops?
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Does anyone know what stores carry Fit Flops?
WDW carries Fit Flops - I saw them at DHS and Polynesian in July, Tiger
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Old 10-19-2009, 09:53 PM   #9
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still using my good old running shoes, it's the only place that I don't care that my shoes are 'in fashion' with the rest of my outfit, we like to walk fast! I have tried some of the walking sandles, but still end up uncomfortable without the good support and wearing socks seems to help.
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