Our check list of day hiking essentials includes tips and what to pack for nature hikes and city walks. Based on our experience, find the best day packs, top hiking shoes and boots, and what to pack for comfortable and safe day hikes and city tours.
Each new season brings new travel gear. For road trips or active travel, for city or country, find new gear and books to get you on the road again, especially of interest for boomer travelers and families.
After years on the go, I’ve arrived at a plan for packing the best travel shoes: hiking shoes, city shoes, sandals, and a spare pair for fun. I consider comfort, packability, and practical use for my select itinerary.