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!



Sunflowers at Bartlett's

Bartlett’s Farm

Nantucket | Nantucket
People exercising

Fitness 500 Club

Hyannis | Mid Cape
Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery Logo Tasting Flight

Bad Martha Farmer’s Brewery

Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard

Antiques Center of Cape Cod

Dennis | Mid Cape
The Charlie Noble Fried Clam Sandwich

The Charlie Noble

Nantucket | Nantucket
The Bean Coffee Mug

The Bean

Nantucket | Nantucket
Cape Rep Theatre Performers

Cape Rep Theatre

Brewster | Lower Cape
The Gaslight music

The Gaslight

Nantucket | Nantucket
Person riding a bike on nantucket

Polpis Bike Path

Nantucket | Nantucket

Misaki Sushi

Hyannis | Mid Cape

Chatham Candy Manor

Chatham | Lower Cape
Rail Trail

Cape Cod Rail Trail – Lower Cape

Locations | Lower Cape

Trevi Café & Wine Bar

Mashpee | Upper Cape
Brazilian Grill open rotisserie with steaks on a skewer

Brazilian Grill

Hyannis | Mid Cape
Rental Bike

Gale Force Bikes

Provincetown | Outer Cape
Race Point from the air

Race Point Beach

Provincetown | Outer Cape
Lamb and Lion pool area at twilight, lounge chairs, looking at a classic cape cottage facade

Lamb and Lion Inn

West Barnstable | Mid Cape

Father’s Kitchen & Taphouse

Sandwich | Upper Cape

Left Bank Gallery

Wellfleet | Outer Cape
Jared Coffin House Exterior

Jared Coffin House

Nantucket | Nantucket

Head Over Heels Bridal Boutique

Mashpee | Upper Cape

Mad Martha’s Ice Cream-Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs | Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown Seafood

Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard

Bunch of Grapes Bookstore

Vineyard Haven | Martha's Vineyard