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!



Opening an oyster

The Naked Oyster

Hyannis | Mid Cape

Jonathan Williams Salon & Spa

Provincetown | Outer Cape
Leslie Linsley Invitation plate

Leslie Linsley

Nantucket | Nantucket

Mermaids on Cape Cod

West Dennis | Mid Cape
Sushi Chef

10 Yen

Harwich Port | Lower Cape
path through the woods

Kent’s Point Conservation Area

Orleans | Lower Cape

The Chatham Home

Chatham | Lower Cape

Andy’s Market

Mashpee | Upper Cape

The Christopher

Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard
Samuel Owen Gallery interior

Samuel Owen Gallery

Nantucket | Nantucket

Stage Stop Candy

Dennis Port | Mid Cape
Family at the movies

Chatham Orpheum Theater

Chatham | Lower Cape
A Cut Above

A Cut Above

Nantucket | Nantucket
All Cooks Supply interior

All Cape Cook’s Supply

Hyannis | Mid Cape

Garde East

Vineyard Haven | Martha's Vineyard

O’Malley-Keyes Fine Art

East Falmouth | Upper Cape
Gallery Interior

Tao Water Art Gallery

West Barnstable | Mid Cape
View of Surfside Beach Nantucket from the sky

Surfside Beach

Nantucket | Nantucket

The Terrace at The Charlotte Inn

Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard
Staff Picks

Books by the Sea

Centerville | Mid Cape
Kids holding paddles at strong wings adventure school

Strong Wings Adventure School

Nantucket | Nantucket
Pops on Nantucket aerial

Boston Pops on Nantucket

Nantucket | Nantucket