Explore the Best of

Cape Cod

& the Islands

Cape Cod LIFE's Annual Readers' Choice Awards

Cape Cod Life's annual Best of awards are the original longest-running readers' choice awards in the region. The categories are awarded based on thousands of votes by those who love and know the Cape & Islands best. So if you're looking for somewhere to grab a bite, do some shopping, or a new place to explore, let this be your guide!



Bobby Byrne’s

Mashpee | Upper Cape

Wellfleet Cinemas

Wellfleet | Outer Cape
Stacked Burger from Fat Ronnie’s Burger Bar

Fat Ronnie’s Burger Bar

Oak Bluffs | Martha's Vineyard
Arrowhead Nursery flowers

Arrowhead Nursery

Nantucket | Nantucket

Middletown Nursery

West Tisbury | Martha's Vineyard

Sandwich Auction House

Sandwich | Upper Cape
The Rainbow Fleet interior

The Rainbow Fleet

Nantucket | Nantucket

Children’s Beach Activities

Nantucket | Nantucket

The Mayflower

Chatham | Lower Cape

The Glass Onion

Falmouth | Upper Cape
Amie Bakery display of croissants and scones

Amie Bakery

Osterville | Mid Cape
Arnolds Minigolf

Arnold’s Mini Golf

Eastham | Outer Cape

Chapoquoit Grill

West Falmouth | Upper Cape

Lookout Tavern

Oak Bluffs | Martha's Vineyard
Dinner at Dune


Nantucket | Nantucket
Brazilian Grill open rotisserie with steaks on a skewer

Brazilian Grill

Hyannis | Mid Cape
Kids playing

Sidekicks Travel

Provincetown | Outer Cape

Sesuit Harbor Cafe

Dennis | Mid Cape
Long walkway leading to grays beach

Gray’s Beach

Yarmouth Port | Mid Cape
Exterior of the Islander

Islander Package Store

Nantucket | Nantucket
We Can Girls Night Out

WE CAN – Girls Night Out

Harwich Port | Lower Cape
Gallery exterior

Coastal Craft Gallery

Orleans | Lower Cape

Dan’l Webster Inn & Spa

Sandwich | Upper Cape

Divine Med Spa

Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard