8 Kickass Travel Blog Themes

If you’ve been inspired by our recent indepth post on how to start a travel blog then you’ll be needing a suitable WordPress theme/design…

In all honesty, you can use any theme for your travel blog. The most important thing is that you like it, and that it conveys your content in an accessible and compelling way.

There are other general considerations when choosing a theme for your travel blog, including page load speed and other features, e.g. does it support geo-tagging your blog posts or come with special page templates for destination specific content.

We’ve spent countless hours browsing the web looking for the best travel blog themes and this is our list of the top 9 premium travel themes.

If you have a favorite we havn’t mentioned and you would like to share please hit us up in the comments below.

Love Travel Theme

This multi-page website is for those who want to build an attractive travel site—whether you’re run a tour company, travel agency, travel blog; or hotels and resorts, this theme will surely deliver.

Some of Love Travel’s best features include the custom system filter, where users can search by budget, destination, and type of trip. It also boasts of the Revolution Slider plugin, which you can use to create slides to showcase beautiful images, HTML5 videos, and YouTube videos.

This is also responsive, so you’re sure to have excellent graphics in whatever device you use. WPML also allows you to have a multilingual site where you can use content in all languages.

Layout customization won’t be a problem, too. This theme has a 12-column grid system that can be used for any shortcodes.

Demo / Download

Solaris Theme

Solaris is a WordPress travel theme that was created for travel businesses—whether you’re a travel agency, a tour operator, hotel, restart, or a travel magazine, this theme will surely bring your ideas to life, and will let you have a website that customers will love.

The makers of this WooCommerce integrated theme made sure that the content is engaging and the layout attractive. You will also be able to exercise your creativity with the ThemeREX shortcodes and user-friendly media content manager.

Because travel websites get customers form all over the world, this theme is translation-ready, supporting WPML plugin.

The theme is responsive, so it will look excellent in any mobile device. It is retina ready and SEO optimized, too.

“Nice designed template with all I need to get a nice website. Thanks for your perfect support,” said user apernium.

“Buy with confidence. This theme is top quality. Find an issue? Worry not, because the support that this team provides is amazing! I would definitely recommend this theme for your next project or any other theme from ThemeREX for that matter,” said user brandoncarr.

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Travelo Theme

A successful travel booking website needs an attractive layout and easy-to-use features, and Travelo make sure that you get both.

This travel booking WordPress theme boasts of a great search system, as well as a 100% responsive and flat design that works great in all devices.

Some of the features include PaPal payment integration, visual composed integration, and modal login/signup.

It also has flexible page layouts, custom widgets, 8 header styles, 8 homepage versions, 6 footer skins, 55 shortcodes.

A regular license costs $54, and included the following: quality checked by Envato, future updates, and six months of support from SoapTheme.

Users continue to rave about the great support that they got. “I am not a professional in WordPress and often I need help to understand something in the theme, so I often need support, and I can say that all the time I get quick and good support by the theme creators,” said user xstravel.

“Thumbs up to the guys at SoapTheme. Response to Email inquiries is super fast,” said user dreamlandtrips.

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Travelhub Theme

Looking for a theme that will help you create an clean, attractive, and easy-to-use online travel management tool? This WordPress travel theme for agencies is for you.

Some of this theme’s main features include the following:

  • Tour planner
  • Flight scheduler,
  • Package features manager
  • Visual composer support.

The tour planner system will allow users to get creative when planning their trips. Multiple tours can easily be added from the backend.

The theme also contains a built-in layout builder and visual composer support that will let you choose from a variety of layout structures. With these, you will have a visually-guided editing both for the backend and frontend of the site.

It is responsive, so you’re sure that it looks excellent in all devices—tablets, smartphones, laptops, etc. It also won’t be a problem if you don’t do code, because it has a ready-to-use widgets.

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Adventure Tours Theme

WordPress theme Adventure Tours was especially developed for travel agencies and tour operators.

Aside from being integrated with WooCommerce, this theme also boasts of options that will allow you to easily get creative with your website: there are appearance customization options, and the live customizer will let you make changes on elements like colors, typography, and widgets.

It also has the famous WordPress Slider Revolution, with will help you build a striking website.

Your customers can also share their travel stories with Tour Ratings. The theme’s Mailchimp and Contact Form 7 intergration will also let you receive subscribers and messages from your customers with the ready-to-use forms.

The theme also SEO-friendly and compatible with Yoast and All in One SEO Pack plugins. It is also optimized for fast loading speed.

If you ever encounter a problem with any of these, you can easily call the Adventure Tours support team that will help you with your concerns.

“I have never seen a theme developed that received a 60 plus Google Page Speed score out of the gate, without any Caching or CDN. Customer support is second to none,” said one user.

“Excellent theme and even better developer! Keep up the good work,” said another satisfied customer.

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Midway Theme

Midway is a travel WordPress theme that will let you create an attractive, easy-to-customize website that travelers will love.

This travel theme is neat and organized without sacrificing style. It has a responsive layout, has an excellent Options Panel that will allow you to change details such as colors and fonts, slider settings, and backgrounds.

There are four custom post types: tours (three-page layouts, grid/list view, related tours), slides (embedded video, slide links), galleries, and testimonials.

There are also four custom user forms (search, booking, question, and contact), three built-in widgets (newsletter, Twitter feed, and selected posts), and two slider types (simple slider, motion slider). It is also translation-ready.

Other highlights include:

  • Integrated social links
  • Shortcodes editor
  • Unlimited sidebars
  • User forms builder
  • Google Analytics integration

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Tour Package Theme

When building a website, a travel/tour company needs to have an attractive, user-friendly format. Tour Package, a WordPress travel theme that was especially created for travel companies, makes sure that you get both!

Tour Package has a Package Post Type that lets you feature all of your packages for your customers, and boasts of the Page Builder, which will let you manage page content by drag drop module.

Two of the latest updates include PayPal payment and the boxed layout.

There are six custom Post Types: gallery, portfolio, testimonial, package, price, and personnel.

This WPML-supported and SEO optimized theme allows you to be creative with your site. There’s the Live Color Changer option, which allows easy change of color in the front end; over 500 Google Fonts, and six footer layouts.

Aside from being responsive—which means that this will work and look great on all devices—this theme is also retina ready, so the your photos will look sharp.

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Altair Theme

Altair is one of the best selling tour and travel agency themes that will help your travel website up its game.

Its clean and attractive layout will allow customers to easily navigate through the site. Altair has six different tour content page templates, as well as a unique and attractive booking form that is easy to use.

The Advanced Tour Search feature will allow your customers to find tour options that would best suit their interests. You can also easily create a beautiful destination page with the built-in parallax background module.

Altair’s drag and drop content builder has various content modules, including tour, gallery, testimonials, and blog. You can also get creative with over 300 ready-to-use Google fonts and custom typography that doesn’t require code.

The design is responsive, too, so you’re guaranteed of a site that looks good in all devices.

A regular license of $59 includes quality checked by Envato, future updates, and six months of support from Theme Goods.

“Amazing theme, but even better support. These guys know what they are doing,” said user kbasanti.

“This theme was exactly what I was after and the customer has been amazing. No query has gone unanswered and there has always been a solution to my sometimes tricky requests. Apart from that the theme looks beautiful. Keep up the good work, 5 stars!” said user mvdrury.

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What’s your favorite travel theme? Let us know in the comments.

Charles has been building and promoting websites and services in New Zealand, Australia, the United States and China for nearly 20 years.

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