Are you a travel blogger and looking to create your own website without having extensive experience in website making? We are here to guide you through the process and help you choose the feature rich elegant looking style for your website.
WordPress is most widely used platform to build a website and is flexible and easy to use. A lot of travel bloggers and travel websites use this platform to present their content to the world. A WordPress theme is a template theme with predefined stylesheets which stylizes the display and appearance of a WordPress powered website. The benefit of using themes is that they provide a preset style of your choice and can be further changed and managed as per your requirements.
In this article we will provide and review a list of top 25 WordPress themes for travel bloggers which will shine your work in front of the world like never before.
If you have not set up your website yet, read my blog post on how to set your own travel blog!
1. Wanderland by Mikado Themes
Wanderland is a beautiful looking WordPress theme developed by Mikado-Themes who are known for making interactive interfaces. Wanderland provides destination layouts as well as blog page templates which are ready to use with little effort.
The theme is highly customizable with an extensive interface and can be adjusted to user’s requirements. In order to make a website using this theme no coding knowledge is required at all. Package also includes Slider Revolution Responsive WordPress Plugin and Visual Composer Page Builder Plugin for WordPress both of which have a combined value of around $93.
This theme is compatible with WooCommerce, WPBakery Page Builder and WPML and can be run on all browsers including Internet Explorer 11, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge and Opera. It also provides an extensive library of widgets, headers, google fonts and a vast variety of shortcodes for almost all aspects a travel blogging website needs.
2. Trawell by Meks
Meks is a top rated team on ThemeForest and they provide vivid content and Trawell is a great example of an amazing theme bu these devs. It is an eye-catching GDPR compatible theme designed to create a professional looking website with smart features to create astounding travel blog, travel magazine or travel guide website.
It is a lightweight feature rich theme which creates a fast loading website with page loading time of 1.29 seconds. It provides predefined templates specifically designed for travel blogs and provide easy Google Maps integration. It is highly customizable having flexible shortcodes and provide extensive color and font options. It also provides unlimited side bars and multiple widget styles which help creating a pleasing design. The right to left (RTL) support and translation ready features makes it an ideal theme for making website in languages other than English. This theme is compatible with WooCommerce and Bootstrap and can be run on all browsers including Internet Explorer 11, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge and Opera.
3. Maaya by DesignThemes
Maaya provides a beautiful interface to create travel blog websites as well as food, fashion, music or lifestyle websites because to its highly dynamic layout. It is a fast loading retina ready theme which, and despite being very light it is very rich.
With 150+ short codes it is highly customizable and you don’t need a coding lesson to do that. It is loaded with Slider Revolution plugin, WPBakery Page Builder plugin and visual composer premium addon elements enabling it to import custom fonts and other features to the website. The Akismet anti-spam feature helps protect the blog from spammers.
It is highly compatible theme and works harmoniously with BuddyPress, Visual Composer, WooCommerce and WPML and can be run on all browsers including Internet Explorer 11, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge and Opera.
4. Backpack Traveler by Mikado Themes
Hmm this theme looks familiar! Yes! That’s because it is the theme I use on my website. I put it as nr 4 so I would not blow my horn too much, but I absolutely ADORE this theme!
Backpack Traveler is an amazing theme with stunning layouts and a wide variety of elements which help make a beautiful travel blog website. It also provides both Elementor and WPBakery page builder compatibility.
A highly customizable theme with great admin interface and wide variety of custom shortcodes extensive library of widgets, headers and google fonts makes it an easy to use theme without having any knowledge of coding. Package also includes Slider Revolution Responsive WordPress Plugin and Visual Composer Page Builder Plugin for WordPress.
I would say that building the website – even for me as someone who has built many WordPress websites in the past, was quite a challenge. If you are choosing for Backpack Traveller it would be a good idea to hire someone on Fiverr for a tenner. Let me tell you that sorting this theme was increadibly stressful but I don’t regret ANYTHING.
5. EightyDays by GretaThemes
EightyDays is a gorgeous looking WordPress theme which is suitable for travelers to share their experiences in an amazingly beautiful design. Customization is very easy and simple yet extensive and lightweight hence the output is a fast and responsive website.
It is compatible with WPML and can be opened in all modern browsers as well as mobile screens. It also provides infinite scroll option and customizable footer text. Its translation ready feature helps in easy localization for non-English speaking users.
6. Tripster by AxiomThemes
Tipster is minimalist yet feature rich GDPR compliant theme with a modern and stylish look and a professional appearance. It is an ideal theme for travel bloggers to present their work to the world in an attractive yet easy way.
Tripster is loaded with wide variety of layouts with rich features. With 7 homepage designs and wide variety of easy to use shortcodes, it is highly customizable. Post review feature and crypto currency payment option are also added in this theme. It works smoothly with Elementor and WooCommerce and can be opened in all modern browsers as well as mobile screens.
7. Burouc by PineTreeThemes
Burouc is a minimalist and clean theme with a highly adaptable interface. With 10+ templates of the front page and post sliders its leaves a lasting first impression. Despite being a minimalist theme it is feature rich and modern WordPress which is ideal for travel bloggers.
Its key features include custom widgets, Google maps integration and wide variety of widgets and fonts. With extensive range of shortcodes, color schemes and live customization preview it is easy to stylize based on personal preference. It also has translation ready feature which makes localization easy.
8. Hazzle by Soladuro
Hazzle is visual treat having a minimalist yet beautiful design. It is more content focused and highlights the true aspects which travel bloggers wants to share. Despite being a clean interface it provides extensive functionality and customizability.
It has a fast and responsive design with various homepage and slider options. It provides substantial layout options, widgets, colors and fonts. It also has an option of full length social media feed at footer. It is compatible with all browsers as well as mobile screens.
9. Vasco by Pixelgrade
Vasco, the flagship theme of Pixelgrade, is definitely worth considering. Owing to its carefully designed content rich layout, it is very attractive for visitors who are interested in experiencing the thrill of travelling via the experiences of travel bloggers.
With wide range of customizable predefined templates, it is now very easy to own a website without knowing how to code. It provides extensive range of color and font options, widgets and short codes which makes customization more easy and fun.
10. Vagabonds by AxiomThemes
AxiomThemes never ceases to impress with yet another eye-catching theme with the name of Vagabonds. It is a modern and elegant travel blog theme which is rich in features and responsive. It provides a lot of handy functions and page load is very fast.
Key features of Vagabonds include Slider Revolution & Swiper Slider plugins, variety of flexible layouts, 20+ animation styles and 750+ customizer options. It provides rich color and font options and also allows import of fonts. Shortcodes of wide variety are available and customization option for these shortcodes is also included. It is compatible with WooCommerce, WPBakery Page Builder and WPML and can be opened in all modern browsers.
11. Eaven by LoftOcean
Eaven is a gorgeous looking WordPress theme specifically designed for travel bloggers and travel magazines. It is a modern and feature rich theme which is easily customizable.
Main features include 6 predesigned demos which can be selected individually or merged to create own design. The flexibility of options like custom widgets, predefined templates, fonts and wide range of color themes maximizes customizability of the theme. It is also compatible with Gutenberg (new block editor on WordPress 5) as well as classic editor. Google Maps is also integrated and this theme is compatible with WooCommerce and WPML.
12. The Traveler by MeridianThemes
The Traveler is among the list of minimalist yet modern themes with rich features. It provides an elegant and clean travel blogging website in a grid-based layout. The customization is easy and no knowledge of coding is required.
It has abundance of vivid color options and fonts as well as an extensive library of widgets. Meridian styler is used to easily customize the website to personal liking. The translation ready theme helps in easy localization and highly customizable design where blogging content appears very prominent, makes this theme is very suitable candidate for a travel blogging website.
13. Vihan by ThemeStek
Vihan is an elegant looking highly compatible WordPress theme specifically designed for travel bloggers and Fashion websites. Built with HTML and CSS3, it is well organized and a clean design.
It is compatible with Visual Composer, WPBakery Page Builder, WPML and Bootstrap and can be opened using all modern browsers. One click demo importer with professionally designed layouts and templates make it very user friendly even for bloggers with no coding knowledge. With an advanced admin panel and loaded with 500+ google fonts, multiple widgets and color schemes make it easily customizable to user’s requirement.
14. Avventure by ThemeRex
Avventure is a stunning WordPress theme released by ThemeREX having a modern and elegant look and is a designed to meet the needs of travel and entertainment bloggers and magazines.
It is compatible with Elementor, Events Calendar and WooCommerce and also has cross browser compatibility. Having 750+ customizer options, a wider range of color and typographic options, boxed as well as full width layouts, Slider Revolution and Swiper Slider plugins and flexible layout options makes it a very customizable theme. Another strength of this theme is its extensive documentation which makes it more easy to use.
Felly is a modern and stylish travel blog theme which can give readers immersive browsing experience. It is specifically designed for fashion, travel and personal blogs. SEO optimized coding with clean interface provides a smooth editing experience.
Prebuilt layout, professional templates, 500+ Google Fonts, extensive widgets and color scheme choice, boxed as well as wide view and sticky header provides great customizability. It makes a highly responsive website with fast loading and cross browser compatability. It is also compatible with Visual Composer, WPBakery Page Builder, WPML and Bootstrap 4.x. Multilanguage and RTL support is also present which makes it a good choice for non-English websites.
16. Roam by MikadoThemes
MikadoThemes is on with yet another great theme, Roam, which is a modern travel blog theme created with the idea of creating ease of sharing content by travel bloggers. It provides a wide array of choices thus making it easy to create website of your own choice.
It is compatible with Visual Composer, WooCommerce, WPBakery Page Builder and WPML and also provides cross browser compatibility. The comprehensive admin interface, one-click demo import, huge shortcode collection, extensive widget and fonts collection, 7 different icon sets, editable header and footers and editable google map integration makes it a highly customizable theme and a good choice for bloggers looking to set up a new travel blog.
17. Travelmatic by PureThemes
Travelmatic by PureThemes is stunning travel blog theme for WordPress. It is compatible with all kinds of devices and screens and is an ideal theme to share your travel diary, photography and videography with your family, friends and fans.
Its clean interface provides a feature rich experience and extensive customizability owing to flexible widgets, predefined layouts and templates, huge collection of fonts and vivid color options, KML support and Map drawing tools. Loco Translate Plugin provides translation capabilities to various languages.
18. Travelog by Dj MiMi
Travelog is an elegant WordPress theme specifically designed for travel bloggers after extensive research. It provides equal importance to textual part as well as photos and videos so readers can enjoy both your blog posts and your videos.
It is compatible with WPML, Bootstrap and can be opened in all modern browsers. With 600+ Google fonts, user avatars, custom widgets, virtually unlimited colors, predefined layouts and templates and a comprehensive admin menu, Travelog provides a true and easy customization experience so that user can truly express whatever and however they want to.
19. Noemi by Px Lab
Noemi is a true representation of simplicity, flexibility and functionality when it comes to WordPress themes. It is a travel blog theme which focuses independent creativity and let the user create whatever they want.
With the independence of custom colors, sliders, widgets and fonts as well as predefined layouts and templates which also are editable, it provides a unique blend of independence and ease and great customizability. With translation ready feature localization becomes easier.
20. Eaglewood by Thimfy
Eaglewood is a minimalist and fast WordPress theme for travel bloggers with rich features. Easy maintenance, clean design, impeccable and detailed finish and great customer support makes it a heaven for users.
This Gutenberg ready theme is highly customizable owing to 900+ fonts, editable layouts and templates, virtually unlimited colors, custom widgets and extensive theme options. Friendly customer support and free future updates makes it easy and hassle free to use.
21. Twirl by Manhars
Twirl designed by Manhars is clean WordPress theme with a responsive interface. It’s easy to use and blogs can be up and running in minutes using this theme. It can be used to create all types of blogs including fashion, travel or food blogs.
Its highly responsive and mobile friendly interface makes it pleasant to use. Being equipped with wide variety of predefined layouts, templates, widgets, google fonts and one click demo import feature makes it very user friendly.
22. Marjetka by gljivec
Marjetka is a simple golden tone WordPress theme with minimalist yet rich features and a feminine look. This theme focuses on minimal effort by user on design and more focus on travel blog content which actually makes a website worthy.
Its retina ready highly responsive design has an amazingly beautiful finish and works seamlessly on all browsers and devices. It provides 8 pre-defined demos which can be installed with single click and 5 post templates. It is an SEO optimized, fast loading theme with clean and crisp design which enables users to focus on their content which is presented in an amazingly beautiful style.
23. Flexblog by Infinity Themes
Flexblog is one of the most flexible themes in terms of customizability for WordPress. It has a simple yet feature rich modern design and is very easy to use even for beginners. Flexblog offers its users to express their creativity however they want.
This SEO optimized theme features custom Css input as well as custom layouts and templates, widgets and fonts with wide range of colors to choose from. It is a WPML friendly theme with variety of predefined demos and options to choose from. And cherry on the top the developer offers 24/7 customer support and life time free updates for Flexblog.
24. Aspect by LucidThemes
LicidTheme’s Aspect is a customizable WordPress theme suitable for all kind of bloggers including food, travel or fashion bloggers. It provides the flexibility of changing layout of every page to give it a more personal touch. The easy controls ensure that customization can be done by anybody.
Its features include multiple page editable layout, virtually unlimited color schemes, custom widgets, one click demo content, extensive documentation and multi device compatibility. These features make Aspect a smooth ride to use and create the most amazing travel content.
25. Byblog by BloomPixel
Byblog is versatile blog theme for WordPress which is suitable for all kinds of blogs including food, travel, fashion or personal blog. The overall look of theme is elegant and minimalist with more focus on content yet it is rich in features.
The theme is highly customizable and options panel provide a freedom of choice for making changes. It is WooCommerce compatible and one click demo importer with professionally designed layouts and templates make it very user friendly even for bloggers with no coding knowledge. Loaded with google fonts, multiple widgets and color schemes, sticky sidebar and custom Css option enriches the capability to design it as per user’s requirements.