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10 Stylish Hiking Boots (That Don’t Look Like Hiking Boots)

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Hiking boots may not have a reputation for being lightweight, packable, or fashionable, but these 10 stylish hiking boots are in a whole different class.

Stylish Hiking Boots for Travel for Men & Women

Read on to find the perfect pair for your next active vacation, for adventures both big and small.

Forsake Tract Boots

These stylish hiking boots for women are comfortable and made of stylish suede, nubuck leather, and micro mesh. Plus, they’re waterproof.

LOWA Innox Evo Low 

LOWA’s popular Innox Evo gives you coverage and support while still looking more like a fitness shoe. The lightweight construction and waterproof material make them great stylish hiking boots for travel in rougher, wet terrain.

 

Rockport Men’s Century Plain-Toe Boot

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Rockport makes a great pair of hiking boots for travel that are well-suited for the style-conscious traveler. This is a classic pair of boots with traction soles that are ideal for a variety of weather conditions and terrain.

Vasque Grand Traverse Hiking Shoe

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These fitness-inspired stylish hiking boots for travel are available in both men’s and women’s styles. The Vibram sole and webbing heel lock are great features for serious hikers, but these shoes won’t take up much room in your suitcase and really look like a pair of sneakers.

Danner Men’s Mountain 600 Low

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Available in both brown and black, these stylish hiking boots are a solid choice for multi-use travel shoes. The sleek shoe doubles as casual wear and a hiking boot all in one. Notable features include a Vibram sole, OrthoLite footbed, and MegaGrip technology for wet and dry surfaces.

Danner Women’s Tramline Hiking Boot

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A more toned-down version than Danner’s famous Mountain Light Cascade boot, the Tramline is made with the same high-quality leather and construction. You can easily wear this pair of stylish hiking boots on the plane, with a casual outfit, or out on the trails.

KEEN Jasper Hiking Shoe

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If you’re looking for a shoe that can hold up while climbing, then the Keen Jasper (available in men’s and women’s) is for you. Bonus: These stylish hiking shoes are very affordable, and reviewers love the full-length laces for support and comfort.

L.L. Bean Women’s Katahdin Waterproof Hiking Boots

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The vintage L.L. Bean Women’s Katahdin Waterproof Hiking Boots are suitable for everyday wear but durable enough for inclement weather thanks to L.L.Bean’s TEK 2.5 waterproof system.

What to Wear with Stylish Hiking Boots

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