Small-town Texas charm and cosmopolitan allure strikes a balance in Sugar Land. Located southwest of Houston, Sugar Land engages visitors with fine dining, accommodations and entertainment options, as well as championship golf courses, shopping centers and family-friendly events.
More than 900 retail and restaurant options await guests in the city of Sugar Land. At First Colony Mall, national brands and specialty stores share space with dining destinations. Nearby, at the Market at Town Center, a popular Nordstrom Rack and Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th draw fashionable fans for discounted designer clothing.
Within walking distance, at Sugar Land Town Square, dining, shopping and nightlife combine in a pedestrian-friendly plaza. The expansive development provides visitors with a destination for activities, restaurants and hotel accommodations, such as the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square Hotel & Conference Center, recognized as the number one full service Marriott in Texas.
Beyond the city’s shopping scene, Sugar Land also boasts world-class performing arts, educational exhibits and plenty of year-round, action-packed entertainment.
At the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land, guests can experience a face-to-face encounter with Devil Rex or enjoy an outer-space adventure in the Hall of Space Science. The museum’s 2,000 gallon salt-water aquarium houses a wide variety of aquatic life including tangs, butterfly fish, live coral and sea anemones.
Later, culture vultures can snag a seat at the restored, 100-year-old Sugar Land Auditorium and, starting in late 2016, entertainment connoisseurs can enjoy national talent at the Smart Financial Centre.
The active set has plenty to keep it busy, too. Constellation Field is home to the Sugar Land Skeeters—the area’s minor-league baseball team. The multipurpose facility hosts football, soccer and lacrosse games, as well as concerts and non-sporting events.
Inside, at Sugar Land Ice & Sports Center, locals can watch hockey games and skating competitions, hit the rink for an afternoon of ice- skating, host a special event or cheer on the Sugar Land Imperials 3HL hockey team.
For more activities, events and fun things to do in Sugar Land, log on to VisitSugarLandTX.com.
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