From your child’s first steps and the many pairs afterward, visit the best shoe stores in the area. – Lance Duvall


Stride Rite

825 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
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First-time parents rest assured, the shoes of Stride Rite have received the Seal of Acceptance from The America Podiatric Medical Association for several styles of their baby’s shoes. Stride Rite’s quality reputation began in the 1970s and has since been the leader in first-class, children’s footwear. Throughout Stride Rite’s entire collection, every shoe has been developed from in-depth analysis of how children walk and grow. Studies by Stride Rite have led to important breakthroughs and comfort in children’s shoes. Track your child’s growth with the sizes and styles of Stride Rite.


Kids Foot Locker

2401 Liberty Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

Children can be athletes too, and deserve the same attention as adults in sports footwear. Like their parent company, Kids Foot Locker carries the biggest brand names in athletic wear. With over 300 stores, Kids Foot Locker has geared kids up for both indoor and outdoor sports. Popular brand shoes from Jordan, Nike, Reebok and New Balance have been scaled down to children sizes. In fact, Jordan’s can be seen on kids as frequently as adults. When your child is racing down the court, make sure he is equipped with a pair of sneakers from Kids Foot Locker.


The Children’s Place

200 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Find some of the best selections in children’s shoes at The Children’s Place. A leading retailer in children’s merchandise for newborns to 14-years old, The Children’s Place has a wide selection of high-quality footwear at relatively low prices. Shop for fashion and comfort with the commitment of customer satisfaction. Be sure to shop for dress, casual and athletic wear. For the winter season, The Children’s Place regularly stocks snow boots and rain boots.



700 Fairmount Avenue
Towson, MD 21286

Nordstrom is well-known as a national fashion specialty retailer, but it is also a great place to shop for children’s shoes. Shop for everyday wear or dress occasions. Seasonal footwear is also available in boots, sandals and waterproof styles. Nordstrom also has a big selection of velcro for toddlers. Knowing the Nordstrom name, every brand of shoes in stock is a reflection of the latest styles.


Famous Footwear

600 E Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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Nike, Puma, adidas, DC, Skechers and Converse can all be found at Famous Footwear. With over 950 stores nationwide, Famous Footwear has been lacing up shoes for children with the biggest brand names. Expect excellent service and low prices in popular canvas and character shoes. Be on the lookout for frequent sales and discounted clearance items. Opt for famous styles and brands at Famous Footwear.