Whether you’re headed down the driveway to the mailbox, on a jaunt around the neighborhood, or to your local watering hole, you’re going to want a comfortable men’s walking shoe strapped to your feet that A) can withstand trekking on concrete or cobblestone streets without falling apart; B) doesn’t make you feel like you have the bloated hooves of a pregnant swine; and C) won’t obliterate your toes, heels, or ankles if you do happen to use them to jog or run.
Take a look at some of the best and most comfortable walking shoes for men that we’ve rounded up. Some aren’t cheap and will run you upwards of $100. No, we’re not trying to break your budget, but we think it makes sense to pony up when it comes to buying quality walking shoes. If you’ve ever been out and about for hours at a clip with shoes that feel like concrete blocks, you know what we’re talking about.
#1. Rockport steps boldly into the realm of fashion with their new truWALKzero Men’s Touring T-toe ($100 @ Amazon.com). Combining Rockport’s proven comfort technology with an edgy design, this is perfect for guys looking to combine casual fashion and comfort in their walking routine.
#2. Nike’s breathable, mesh Nike LunarTempo ($120 and up @ Amazon.com) with Lunarlon foam provides comfort and swiftness on short walks around the neighborhood or long runs. The carbon rubber and waffle-shaped tread give your shoes durability and traction, while the Flywire cables mold snug to your foot.
#3. Skechers Go Walk 3 ($40 and up @ Amazon.com)
Made with three protective layers to proivde comfort and stability, these slip-on kicks feature a rubber sole, a midsole made of resalyte and goga, and a heel and vamp layered with memory foam.
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