You have decided that your next vacation will be at Universal Studios parks. With only days (or weeks) away from a fun-filled, live-to-remember, magical holiday you get packing.
Here is where the not-so-magical part is. Overpacking and wrong parking is very common, even about the commonest things. Like shoes.
Today I am going to take you through the many types of shoes that you can wear to Universal Studio park and why. Ready?
12 top shoes for Universal Studios
There are many things to consider when choosing shoes. To make it easy (and less overwhelming), here is a table on the best shoes for Universal Studios.
|Shoes for Universal Studio and Parks
|New Balance 515 V3 Sneaker||Most cushioned sneaker for Universal studios|
|Reebok Nano Cross Trainer||Most versatile trainer for Universal studios|
|Hey Dude Wendy Shoes||Most lightweight shoes for Universal studios|
|Crocs Unisex Classic Clogs||Most waterproof clogs for Universal studios|
|Adidas Adilette slides||Best easy slip-on for Universal studios|
|CUSHIONAIRE Luna Sandal||Best sandal for Universal studios|
|HEAWISH Flats Shoes||Most flexible flat shoes for Universal studios|
|Timberland Waterproof Ankle Boot||Best ankle boot for Universal studios|
|Skechers Joy Walking Shoes||Best Skechers shoes for Universal studios|
|Hush Puppies women’s pumps||Most aesthetic pumps for Universal studios|
|DREAM PAIRS Espadrilles Wedge Sandals||Most durable soles for Universal studios|
|Old Navy Women Casual Flip Flop||Most handy flip flop for Universal studios|
New Balance 515 V3 Sneaker
Sneakers are known for comfort, and these New Balance sneakers are not only comfortable but cushioned. The upper is made of suede and textile for a great, breathable, and smooth feel.
The outsole is made of durable rubber and it is great for many surfaces. As for cushioning, it has a cushioned midsole that gives heel support.
It also features NB inserts that provide underfoot cushioning to the feet. The toe box is wide so that your toes are not cramped and stuffed.
The interior and the rest of the outer is made of synthetic material. With an old 80s style, these shoes are distinctive, trendy, and fashionable.
They are available in many sizes for very narrow sizes to the EE width with half sizes included. They come in different color combinations.
- Available in many sizes
- Although the narrow box is wide the rest of the shoe is very narrow
Reebok Nano Cross Trainer
Trainers are different from sneakers. They are designed to be more versatile, long-lasting, and enduring than sneakers. Reebok Men’s Nano X1 Cross Trainer is great if you are spending your holiday in Universal Studios.
You can count on these for walking, running, climbing, jumping, and going for all your rides no matter how wild.
The upper of these shoes are designed using a Flexweave knit that allows the shoe to be both breathable and durable.
It is very flexible and allows for multidirectional movement of the feet. The midsole is made of EVA foam and it absorbs shock, reducing the impact on the feet. It also helps for stability while moving. No slipping or falling.
Another thing that ensures stability is the rubber outsole of the shoes. The shoes are very streamlined and shapely allowing for speed while running.
The design is very modern and beautiful, available in many colors. For sizing, they run true to size and are available from size 6 to 14 with half sizes between.
It has a traditional lace-up closure and a low shaft height.
- Lateral support
- Not water resistant
Hey Dude Wendy Shoes
While these don’t look like your regular loafers, you can trust them. Hey Dude shoes are lighter than regular loafers.
These shoes are great because they are very easy to put on. With its elastic laces, you have no fear of them falling or slipping off. The sole and midsole are merged to form a single piece.
It is however very lightweight making it an instant favorite. It has removable insoles that are well-cushioned. The soles are made of synthetic material that can with time mold to the shape of your feet.
The upper and outer material is made of fabric that is breathable and is lined with linen and cotton for comfort. They taper at the ankle and hold it snugly.
The toe is rounded and wide for room. They run from size 5 to 12, and there are no half sizes between. This is great for the summer since it dries easily and is waterproof.
You won’t have to worry about your feet sweating because it is breathable.
- Rounded toe
- Lined for comfort
- Runs wide
- No half sizes between
- The insoles are not breathable or sweat absorbing
Crocs Unisex Classic Clogs
Everyone knows about Crocs; simple, basic, efficient. While hey dudes are great for water rides and in the wet season, some are made of leather and those need to be kept away from moisture so they are not damaged.
Crocs are however made of 100% synthetic material, no matter the style or design, and are perfect for water or any other type of moisture.
The materials used to manufacture Crocs are not breathable but there are holes, ventilation ports, at the sides and on the upper that allow the free passage of air.
Aside from the breathable feature, your feet won’t sweat and debris can easily slip out. The holes on the upper can fix Crocs charms, called Jibbitz. This way you can customize your Crocs.
They are a simple slip-on and they have the exercise shoelace that you can wear at the heel to prevent it from slipping off.
They are roomy, undamaged by sunlight moisture and they dry quickly. They are great for the universal studio in many situations.
They are available in sizes from babies to EE width for adult sizes.
- Ventilation ports for breathability
- Easy slip-on
- Exercise shoelace for fitting
- Easily customizable
- Available in many colors and sizes
- Great for moisture
- Dries quickly
- Can get uncomfortable after many hours
Adidas Adilette slides
Some shoes are not about cushioning, they are just comfortable. Slides are like that. Adidas slides are very popular and comfortable.
The synthetic upper has the logo’s three stripes pattern. The contoured footbed has a soft Cloudfoam cushioning that dries quickly.
The rubber outsole is durable and lightweight making it easy to move. They are available in different colors and sizes and are great if you want a simple slip-on similar to Crocs. They fit true to size for men.
For women, you have to order two sizes down from your normal size in street shoes. So your regular size 10 will be an 8 in Adidas Adilette. These are good for wet rides or moisture.
They are also good because you can easily take them off if your feet are going to dangle. That way you don’t lose them. They are also a great backup pair in case you need to change.
- Easy slip-on
- Doesn’t absorb water so they are not heavy
- Very comfortable
- Contoured footbed
- You can easily lose these while running
CUSHIONAIRE Luna Sandal
Sandals are another type of casual simple footwear that you can wear for this fun-filled vacation. The thing about them is that they come in different styles and patterns.
Some are more elegant while you have simple yet aesthetic pieces like these CUSHIONAIRE sandals. It is made of premium vegan material that gives a smooth feel.
The footbeds are made of suede material and infused with cork material making them very flexible. It has a soft EVA outsole made of Ethylene Vinyl Acetate.
It is durable, offers traction, and gives a good grip on the floor. The suede insoles are contoured which offers a bit of arch support. Their insoles are cushioned and provide comfort to the feet.
The closure type is a buckle allowing you to adjust the fit easily. It means that they won’t slip off and you won’t lose them. It has a heel height of 1.25 inches (3.17 cm) adding a little boost to your height.
They will be great for taking pictures, walking, climbing, and moving about. For sizing, they come in regular and wide sizes.
- Buckle for fitting
- Contoured footbed
- They are not damaged by water
- They run small
HEAWISH Women’s Flats Shoes
Flats are very comfortable. They are an alternative to slides, Crocs, and flip-flops. And if you get tires of sneakers and it’s tiresome laces, why not these?
These will help you for almost any activity you would be engaging in. Aside from the comfort, it is lightweight, easy to move in. It is also very flexible.
This is important because you are going to have fun. You won’t have any restrictions, do you? Although they are not waterproof, they are breathable.
The skin-friendly crochet mesh material ensures that your feet are ventilated, and do not sweat. It has an upper with a smooth soft feel and although these come up a bit more than your regular flats, it is well-padded and cushioned.
The shoes won’t rub the back of your feet. It has insoles for comfort and the outsoles are slip-resistant. You won’t worry about slipping in these non-slip soles.
They run from size 5 to 11 with half sizes in between and in more than 10 colors. And for style, it has a cute bow at the front and the toes are rounded nicely. How can you say no to these?
- Runs a bit small, be sure of your size before you order.
Timberland Men’s Waterproof Ankle Boot
Usually, people go in summer or warm seasons, but if you decide to go during winter or autumn, you will need to protect yourself from the cold.
Now, this is the best for the cold weather because of its features. It is made of 100% leather that is waterproof so that you don’t get your feet soaked and the leather doesn’t get damaged when exposed to moisture.
The breathable upper is made of premium textile and lining. It has a rounded toe and the vamp, tongue, and collar of these boots are well-padded.
These boots have a high shaft so they cover your ankles giving you adequate protection. For the interior, there is an EVA insole that has dual-density.
It is removable and perforated for ventilation of air. The footbed is also cushioned for comfort. The rubber outsoles are durable and allow flexible motions of the feet.
With a rustproof speed lace-up for fitting closure. These are great for walking, running, hiking, and using in the rain. Click the link and place an order:
- Breathable upper and insole
- Available in wide and regular sizes
- Durable rubber outsole
- Waterproof upper
- Pull loop for easy wearing and taking off
- They are not the most aesthetic shows on our list. You will find it in a few colors.
Skechers Joy Walking Shoes
Many people are not big fans of Skechers. The only thing that makes them so popular is the memory foam in them.
These make them unbelievably comfortable because they are sensitive to temperature and pressure and they mold to the feet. The upper material is a smooth textile mesh that is very comfortable and breathable.
It also has the memory form with 5Gen cushioning. It also has a high rebound insole that is great for shock absorption. The shoes have a soft fabric lining and the collar of the shoe is padded.
Coupled with these features is that it is an easy slip-on, and they are available in narrow, regular, and wide sizes.
The size range is from 5 to 13 with half sizes in between. There is no way you will have a sizing problem with these. They are great for warm weather and walking or running.
- Very comfortable
- Available in many sizes and colors
- Can be machine washed
Hush Puppies women’s pumps
Heels are not exactly advised because you will be doing a lot of walking, and they are not as lightweight and breathable as would be great for your feet.
However, if you are a sucker for heels but you still crave that comfort, try Hush Puppies women’s pumps. They are low pumps with a synthetic upper.
They are comfortable with the padded insoles and they are very attractive with the pleated design at the front, pointed toe, and low heel.
These are great for walking around because They are not too high and won’t give you any type of discomfort. For sizing, size up because they run narrow and the toe box is tight
They come in narrow, wide, and x-wide sizes. For colors, they come in black, navy, and bone vitello.
- Low heels
- Available in many sizes
- The toe box is narrow
DREAM PAIRS Women’s Espadrilles Wedge Sandals
Espadrilles shoes are different from wedge shoes because their soles are made of jute fiber, making them far more durable than other wedge shoes.
They are great for your vacation if you don’t plan to walk much or just want to take pictures and go sightseeing. These shoes have their outer material made of canvas.
Although the closure type is a buckle, the strap is elastic allowing it to be fitted easily. There is also elastic goring at the side with fabric vamp.
This makes it stretchy and easy to wear. The toe is closed and rounded protecting your toes. In such a crowded place, you want to make sure you don’t get stepped on.
For comfort, there is a PU insole that gives an appropriate amount of cushion and comfort to the feet.
- Durable soles
- Cushioned insoles
- It is a high heel
Old Navy Casual Flip Flop Sandals
While I will not advise this, it can come in handy. If you are going for water-based activities like swimming, it can be really helpful. You won’t have to worry about ruining your shoes or your footwear being soaked with water.
These flip flops are made of plastic. The footbed is made of sturdy, textured material. The EVA outsole is made of imported synthetic material.
The contrasting straps are made of rubber and are more comfortable than the usual plastic straps. These are a great backup pair of footwear if you would like to swap shoes.
For sizing, it is best to size up if you are not sure or if you wear half sizes. They are great for men and women and, unlike most flip flops, they are in different colors and the dye doesn’t fade. Click the link and place an order:
- Comfortable footbed
- The color doesn’t fade
All the shoes mentioned above have the basic qualities that make them great and suitable for your Universal Studios vacation. They are all lightweight, breathable, and easy to move in.
Be sure to consider other climate and weather conditions as well as the needs of your feet before ordering.