Help Your Harbor Win “Best Harbor 2020”

Is there a ‘best harbor’ in the U.S.? We’re using crowd-sourcing to find the winners.

Vote online for your harbor at Last year over 100,000 people, from all over the country, participated in the 2019 Best Harbor contest, with the winning harbor – Padanaram, MA – sweeping the results with their highly engaged local community.

  • Voting for this year’s Best Harbor contest is open from May 4th through May 31st
  • Participation is limited to one vote per user.
  • US Harbors will announce the winner on Thursday, June 4th 
  • The winning harbor, and the top 3 runners-up, receive special plaques commemorating their win. 

About the “Best Harbor” Contest: The online contest, started in 2019, uses crowd-sourcing to determine which harbor is best loved by its community.  Participation is open to everyone, but primarily includes the 5 million people who use for their tides/weather/harbor-local information and daily coastal news. The purpose of the contest is to promote the strength and vitality of coastal communities – the winning harbors have been those whose residents have strong communication networks and support for their community. These kinds of networks are vital for effective disaster management, coastal planning, and the overall resilience of a community, its residents, and their economy.