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Sugar Land

With a vibrant mix of history, performing arts, sports, shopping, dining and accommodations both luxurious and affordable, Sugar Land is a destination more cosmopolitan than cities many times its size. Every day, every weekend, there is a new event to enjoy, a new green space to discover and a new experience to remember. Just 20 minutes southwest of Downtown Houston, Sugar Land’s culture, amenities and attractions are uniquely its own. Plan your visit to Sugar Land and experience Texas a little differently from what you might expect. To learn more, visit Follow Visit Sugar Land on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, @VisitSugarLand. 

A Sweet Three-Day Escape to Sugar Land

Between school and busy schedules, spending quality family time together may be challenging, but in Sugar Land, it's easy and accessible. With most of Sugar Land's attractions, retail and dining destinations being within a 10-minute drive of each other, you spend less time in the car and more time building sweet memories. Friday Get ready to immerse yourself in an out-of-this world adventure by visiting the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land. Uncover prehistoric fossils at the Dig…

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The Best Coffee Shops in Sugar Land

From cappuccinos to expressos, lattes to cold brews, here is your round up of the best coffee shops to help you score the perfect brew in Sugar Land. Check out our guide, refuel and get back out there. Don’t forget to snap a pic with your beverage of choice and tag @VisitSugarLand and #SweeterinSL. BlendIn Coffee Club Blendin Coffee Club is a neighborhood coffee shop for every kind of coffee drinker. This unique coffee shop is located at a repurposed former bank at 8410 Highway 90A, which…

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Hot Brunch Spots in Sugar Land

Thoughts of brunch conjure up images of crispy bacon, eggs made to perfection, fried chicken and waffles, savory crepes, bottomless mimosas, and so much more. Taste the best of both worlds - breakfast and lunch - at our top-rated brunch spots in the “Sweetest City in Texas.” Check out the list below for some scrumptious inspired dishes. Jupiter Waffle Company This local favorite specializes in pizza and waffles. Our mouths drool every time we think of Jupiter. Walk into this hip spot and select…

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Sugar Land Shows Strength & Resiliency During Harvey

The strength of the human spirit comes through during times of need. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, heroes from all walks of life became pillars of strength and resiliency for their neighbors and community. Such was the case in Sugar Land, where everyone from restaurant employees to neighbors with high-water trucks came together to help those in need. We emerged from this historic natural event Texas Strong, Houston Strong, and Sugar Land Strong. Now that the waters have receded, Sugar Land…

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Sugar Land is Your Sweet Escape

Here are some ways to make your weekend a hassle free “sweet escape” with your special someone. Sugar Land can help fill your romantic getaway with late night cocktails, luxurious spas and candlelit dinners. Friday Check into your favorite Sugar Land hotel and freshen up for an evening out on the town. Make sure to order a custom bouquet from Deep Roots TX Floral Studio before you arrive and have it waiting for your sweetheart once you walk into your room. Start your evening at Sugar Land Town…

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Savor Global Cuisines in Sugar Land

Foodies and casual diners can take a trip around the world through Sugar Land’s foodie scene. Reflecting its location within the most globally-diverse county in the United States, Sugar Land boasts an array of cuisines just a few miles apart from each other. Begin your journey at local restaurants that are putting their spin on American classics. Jupiter Pizza & Waffle Co. specializes in exactly what its name suggests, pizza and waffles, but its unique flavors are what keeps people visiting this…

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