Let’s face it, your kids are going to be doing a lot of walking at Disney. The last thing you will want is for them to have blisters or sore feet. Many people believe that sneakers are the best shoes for kids to wear to Disney, but I don’t believe that to be true for a few reasons:
- Sneakers are heavy. With all that walking little legs do, heavy shoes like sneakers can wear their little bodies out a bit faster.
- The Florida heat is intense and your child’s feet will sweat, especially in socks & sneakers. Having a breathable shoe would be so much more comfortable and allow them to cool off easier.
- There are water rides at the Disney parks. If you plan on going on rides like Splash Mountain or Kali River Rapids, you can be guaranteed that your feet will get wet. No one wants to walk around in soggy socks and shoes all day.
So, what shoes do I recommend kids wear when they go to Disney?
My pick for the best shoes for kids to wear to Disney are KEENs. KEENs are a cross between a sandal and a water shoe. They are both lightweight and durable, and shoes kids love to wear.
Kids love the fact that they can be independent wearing KEENS. The shoes are made to slip on & off and come with easy to use velcro straps.
KEENs are also built for active kids. They have just the right amount of grip in the soles that make them perfect for climbing jungle gyms and the fact that they are waterproof makes them the best shoes to wear when there is a chance their feet might get wet! And when it’s hot out, these shoes have air venting that allows little feet to breathe.
Another great feature of KEENS is that they have closed toes so you don’t have to worry about little feet having their toes exposed.
I really can’t say enough about these shoes. If you are looking for the best shoes for kids to wear to Disney, this is definitely one you need to try!
Do your kids have a favorite shoe to wear to Disney? Wondering what shoes I recommend for adults to wear to Disney?