Photos: The 20 Best-Kept Secrets of Washington, D.C.

Capitol BuildingThe Atlas DistrictNational GallerySculpture GardenTabardCrab cakesCanoesThe Bavarian Biergarten HausU.S. Capitol H Street Country Club
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The view of the U.S. Capitol building from the National Mall.
— Michael Mohr
The Atlas District
— Michael Mohr
The National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden fountain
The National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden during one of its free weekly jazz concerts.
— Michael Mohr
A double room at the Hotel Tabard Inn, a 40-room boutique property located just five blocks from the White House.
— Michael Mohr
The crab cakes at Old Ebbitt Grill, a classic D.C. spot once frequented by Presidents Grant, Cleveland, and Theodore Roosevelt.
— Michael Mohr
Inside Redeem, one of a string of happening boutiques in the bustling 14th St. and the U St. Corridor shopping area
— Michael Mohr
Canoes stacked along the Potomac River
— Michael Mohr
The Fojol Bros. of Merlindia, one of dozens of food trucks parked around D.C.
— Michael Mohr
Inside the National Air and Space Museum.
— Michael Mohr
The Bavarian Biergarten Haus
— Michael Mohr
The view of the U.S. Capitol building down Pennsylvania Avenue
— Michael Mohr
Skeeball machines at the H Street Country Club
— Michael Mohr
The buttermilk country-fried steak with corn and broccoli at Ted's Bulletin, one of the new restaurants along Barracks Row
— Michael Mohr

All fun. No lines. Our top 20 secrets for enjoying the cherry blossoms, the crab cakes, the views, and the free moonlight concerts—away from the crowds.

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