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!



View inside Three Fins coffee shop with displays of pastries and coffee beans

Three Fins Coffee Roasters

West Dennis | Mid Cape
PaaM gala

PAAM Annual Gala

Provincetown | Outer Cape
Pizza and beer at Sophie T's

Sophie T’s Pizza

Nantucket | Nantucket

Rainy Day

Vineyard Haven | Martha's Vineyard
Cute puppy

Paws & Whiskers

Provincetown | Outer Cape
Stuffed animal


Provincetown | Outer Cape
Golf course

Olde Barnstable Fairgrounds Golf Course

Marstons Mills | Mid Cape
Eight Cousins Bookstore Interior

Eight Cousins Books

Falmouth | Upper Cape
Exterior of the Cape Playhouse

The Cape Playhouse

Dennis | Mid Cape

Michael’s Custom Jewelers

Provincetown | Outer Cape
Gallery Interior

Gallery 31 Fine Art

Orleans | Lower Cape

The Gallery on Main

Falmouth | Upper Cape

Headlines Salon & Day Spa

Falmouth | Upper Cape
Kids Stuff Exterior


Provincetown | Outer Cape

Landfall Restaurant

Woods Hole | Upper Cape
Iced Coffee being poured

Snowy Owl Coffee Roasters

Brewster | Lower Cape

Edgartown Seafood

Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard
The Lockhart Collection Interior

The Lockhart Collection

Nantucket | Nantucket

Art Cliff Diner

Vineyard Haven | Martha's Vineyard
EvenTide Motel

Even’tide Resort Motel & Cottages

Wellfleet | Outer Cape
Children's Beach

Children’s Beach

Nantucket | Nantucket

White Flowers

Harwich Port | Lower Cape
Eastman's Hardware - Knives

Eastman’s Hardware

Falmouth | Upper Cape
Josh's Toy and Games store

Josh’s Toys & Games

Hyannis | Mid Cape