Dauphin Island places seventh in ‘best U.S. island’ poll | AL.com July 3, 2014 by falcon-dauphinislandvacationrentals Dauphin Island places seventh in ‘best U.S. island’ poll | AL.com. DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama– Dauphin Island, Alabama’s own sunset capital of Alabama has been named the seventh best island in the country as a result of a USA Today poll. Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Comment Post navigation Island Time III – Our Newest Dauphin Island Vacation Rental! Young Anglers’ Fishing Tournament this weekend on Dauphin Island!