Best Harbor 2022 Leaderboard

With just over two weeks left to VOTE for your Best Harbor, a few clear coastal favorites have emerged. Don’t see your favorite harbor in the list below? Get out and vote today! 

Not only will the winning harbor get bragging rights, the Grand Winner and Regional Winner harbors will receive commemorative plaques marking their achievement, and Finalists will receive certificates of recognition.


US Harbors' Annual "Best Harbor in the U.S." Contest

Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California – “Our view is unbeatable”, Susie S.

Charlevoix, Michigan (2021 Winner)  – “This beautiful little harbor is a Gate way to both Lake Michigan and Lake Charlevoix. It has all the amenities you could need.”, Julie S.

Fall River, Massachusetts – “It has a beautiful walkway. You can watch the boats and the jellyfish going by.”, Lorri F.

Fort Myers, Florida – “I have never met a more welcoming group of people. On C dock there are nightly docktails where you discuss the days events with 4-40 of your neighbors! Walking distance to many great restaurants and grocery. A wonderful place to stay!”, Vicki F.

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina – “Views are fantastic!”, Toni L.

Mystic, Connecticut – “Mystic, CT has the best transient dockage (Mystic Shipyard), fantastic restaurants. Awesome community events and is safe and beautiful!”, Courtney M.

Padanaram, Massachusetts (2019 Winner) – “Small, not crowded, great food, great views, awesome birds.”, Ben H.