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  • We'll be heading to WDW between Aug 9-18th, 2013. Family of 4 (40,40,7,5). What would be the best footwear to wear for this time of season being on our feet all day/night? Would crocs be good or good old gym shoes with socks? aren't socks too hot?
  • - Asked by Mary on 2/28/2013
  • Hi Mary!
    Different strokes (or shoes, in this case) for different folks!
    Both of my girls swear that they are comfortable hoofing all over the parks in good ol' flip-flops. I don't understand it, but they love them. I, on the other hand, will ALWAYS (insert Moms Panel punchline from 2010 here!!) wear BROKEN IN, not new, sneakers with low-cut socks. More specifically, walking sneakers or cross-trainers for both comfort and support.
    You bring up an interesting option with Crocs. Many people like the airy comfort of a Croc, and my brother-in-law boasts of their support, but I have never worn them.
    So, what I will say, is that if Crocs work for your feet and for those of your family, go for it! I am still ALWAYS going to recommend a nice pair of sneakers (broken in, of course!) :)
    I wish you a Magical, and comfortable, vacation this summer!! :)
    Chris
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