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Splashing, hiking, or flip-flops, we’ve tested sandals from Teva, Chaco, Bedrock and Birkenstock.
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These sandals have decent traction for being such a minimalist shoe.
Credit: Miya Tsudome
Are you looking to free your feet from their foot prisons with a great sandal? Our prison-break experts can help you find the best sandals for kicking around town, splashing in the water, or hitting the trails. Every year we buy hundreds of sandals for unbiased testing and reviews. Our outdoor footwear experts trudged, hiked, played and swam to find the absolute best in open footwear. So set your feet free and enjoy the freedom of the “open toe.”

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