Best Free WordPress Themes for Travel Blogs in 2024

Creating mesmerizing travel content is half the job for an unforgettable travel blog. The other half, however, can be less entertaining but just as crucial: choosing the right WordPress theme for your travel website. Thankfully, you stumbled upon this article, because today we will facilitate the tough process of establishing a website. We have gone through all the suitable themes for travel blogs among the 12,000 available on, and we cannot wait to show them to you. Buckle up! 


Blockstarter WordPress theme screenshot

Blockstarter combines captivating colors (available in different styles) and a full site editing experience on WordPress. It is extremely lightweight – only 30KB compressed file size without the fonts and images and nothing to slow you down as only core Gutenberg blocks have been used to create the theme. The theme is compatible with all the popular plugins, and it even supports the good old Classic editor. If you decide to go for the Premium version, unlimited possibilities will unlock, e.g. additional theme demos, various page templates, different sidebar positions, post archives multi-column layouts, more patterns, and block styles. Make your website truly unique by choosing different combinations of Google Fonts. Plus, when upgrading, you are also getting access to priority customer support and updates.

Feel free to modify Blockstarter to be suitable for your next travel project and explore the recently released demos: depending on your mood, you can choose between Tropical Island and Winter Fairytale demos, both being simply gorgeous.

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Travelvania WordPress theme screenshot

Travelvania was specifically designed for travel-related websites, providing enhanced functionality for creating and managing travel itineraries, bookings, and many others. The theme offers a great set of customization options, allowing travel bloggers, tour operators, agencies (you name it) to personalize their content and facilitate the booking process for clients. Moreover, Travelvania supports the popular Elementor page builder plugin and is fully translation-ready: You can translate your site using popular translation plugins like Loco Translate or WPML plugin.


Pliska WordPress theme

Pliska is my personal favorite. This pearl of a theme is designed for high-quality blogs, online shops, publishing platforms, and company and portfolio websites. Not only does it look innovative and futuristic, it also behaves flawlessly on any type of device, screen size, or browser. The theme is optimized for speed and SEO. It features markup and is WCAG 2.0 (Level AA) compliant. Make your site truly unique with three different page layouts, different header options, Google fonts and take advantage of all the other amazing (free!) features such as social share for posts, author box, related posts, different menu positions, and mega menu functionality. The theme is fully compatible with Gutenberg but also supports the good old classic editor. It also provides a seamless integration with all the popular page builders.

Plus, site visitors can switch effortlessly between light and dark modes thanks to the awesome switch button placed conveniently on top of the page. 

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Travel Store

Travel Store WordPress theme screenshot

Moving on to Travel Store – an ultimate solution for an online travel store. The theme has everything you need to drive growth and increase sales, as well as to establish your brand’s identity. It’s very intuitive in navigation from the customer’s point of view with a simple design that permits your products to be in the spotlight. The Rise Blocks plugin empowers you to tailor your website to your exact vision, without any coding hassle, and Travel Store’s minimalist Product Addons for WooCommerce enhance your ability to customize product offerings.


HighStarter WordPress theme screenshot

Developed by Atanas Yonkov, Highstarter is a lightweight starter theme without any libraries or frameworks. It’s very fast, simple, and easily adaptable to any design. This tiny WordPress theme (only 33KB zip file excluding the header image and the screenshot) uses core WordPress functions, custom CSS, and vanilla js to provide high-quality performance and the best user experience. Extensive documentation and a great variety of options in the theme customizer make Highstarter accessible to everyone, whether you are a WordPress developer or a debutant with no coding experience at all. You can pick between a right sidebar, left sidebar, or full-width layout as well as day and night modes with just one click. The theme also supports nested dropdown sub-menus, pagination, and even breadcrumbs out of the box.

Kuza Minimal Blog

Kuza Minimal Blog WordPress theme screenshot

Kuza Minimal Blog is a mobile-friendly, fast-loading theme that gives full attention to the displayed products despite its radiant design. The top section of the homepage is dedicated to advertising, which allows you to generate extra income by establishing marketing relations. Kuza is perfect for a travel blog: The theme provides six distinct blog page layouts, each with its unique design and style, as well as seven header design options. You can truly let your imagination roam freely with this modern theme. 

Summer Blog

Summer Blog WordPress theme

Summer Blog is a very minimalistic, ‘cleaned out’ theme that would be a good fit for travel writers looking to create their blog site. It’s based on a Freemium principle and has 3 possible demos. Summer Blog is easily navigable and pleasant to read articles with.

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Travel X

travel x WordPress theme screenshot

Having been tailor-made for travel bloggers, Travel X allows you to put your content in the spotlight, showcase photos and videos from your travel, and describe unforgettable adventures in a blog. The theme’s interactive maps and smooth navigation help your readers immerse themselves in your travels, while built-in SEO optimization ensures your blog reaches a wider audience. Travel X is extremely user-friendly and rich in features.


aiix WordPress theme screenshot

Regardless of your business profile, AIIX is a perfect solution for you. This versatile, multi-functional theme has a lot to offer: from full customization to fast page loading and excellent customer experience. Whether you would like to build a travel blog, an online shop, a photography/video website, a portfolio, or a news portal – AIIX has all you need and beyond.


Travelaero WordPress theme screenshot

Travelaero speaks for itself: a theme that will please any agency and traveler looking to embark on a new journey. Travel Aero is built with essential features like searching trips by filter, exploring trip types, showcasing featured trips, displaying ratings and reviews, and presenting blogs and articles, with special social media channel integration for your brand. It’s completely responsive, ensuring a stunning modern image on any device, at any time. And a cherry on top – the theme is seamlessly compatible with the Best Travel and Tour Operator Plugin (WP Travel).


Nasio WordPress theme screenshot

Lightweight, fast, minimalistic, SEO friendly, with a fully responsive 2-column grid layout, nested dropdown sub-menus, and optimized css…Say less, it’s ideal for blogs and portfolio websites with no coding experience needed! It does not use Bootstrap or any other css framework (only custom css) to provide a unique and high-quality user experience. As a result, the whole theme’s zip file is less than 300KB. The theme is simple and welcoming for anyone willing to try – and you will not regret it. 

Kortez Travel

Kortez WordPress theme screenshot

Kortez Travel was created for travel agencies to display majestic tours in full style, followed by an intuitive search function. It’s suitable for the entire tourism sector offering various services: tour operators and travel agents specializing in day tours, tour packages, vacations, hiking and camping, city tours, cruise packages, etc.


Travel Solution WordPress theme screenshot

This theme will catch your attention immediately with its features! Travel Solutions emerges as a WordPress Full Site Editing (FSE) theme, thoughtfully designed for websites centered around travel and tour niches. It integrates flawlessly with the block editor and is fully compatible with the WP Travel plugin. It allows users to create engaging posts and upload stunning visual content with ease. The theme is also great for travel agencies that would like to simplify the booking process for their clients. 

Travel Tour

Travel Tour WordPress theme screenshot

Meet our last (but certainly not least!) hero of this list – Travel Tour. It’s a free, easy-to-use, very lightweight theme that you can customize according to your own needs. This beauty was designed for all types of actors in the tourism industry and is a brilliant helper for both small and big businesses. 

Thank you for staying with us till the end – we hope you laid your eyes on one or more of these incredible themes. Don’t forget to check out the theme gallery of NasioThemes and until new adventures!