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Official Visitors Guide

WELCOME to the Sweetest City in Texas!


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Hello and welcome! Sugar Land is much more than just a company town; it’s a destination filled with a wealth of photo-worthy memories.

Sprinkle your memories with a dash of sweetness

From enjoying stunning sunsets at Cullinan Park, tasting worldly cuisine at Sugar Land Town Square, or feeling the beat’s vibration with A-list performances at the state-of-the-art Smart Financial Centre, we are a city that is constantly evolving. Sugar Land thrives on its unique and one-of-akind attractions, diversity, culture, and esteemed entertainment. We’ve curated this official Visit Sugar Land Visitor’s Guide to help you fall in love with Sugar Land. For more fun ideas visit www.VisitSugarLandTX.com or ask us any question via our social media channels @VisitSugarLand on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. I’d like to personally invite you to feed your curiosity and immerse yourself in the “Sweetest City in Texas.”

Cheers to creating sweet memories! Teresa Preza, Economic Development Assistant Director.

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hether you’re dreaming about a trip to the “Sweetest City in Texas” or are already here, this guide is bursting with great ideas to make the best of your time in our city. Just 20 minutes southwest to downtown Houston, Sugar Land serves up big city amenities with small town hospitality. Come visit us to discover a piece of history, treat yourself to some on-trend shopping and enjoy hours of family fun!

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Create sweet memories while visiting Sugar Land, Texas.

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ALTITUDE TRAMPOLINE PARK Take excitement to new heights at this trampoline park with a mix of attractions like a rock climbing wall, foam pits, battle beams, log roll, performance trampolines, and more! altitudesugarland.com CONSTELLATION FIELD Visit the home of Sugar Land Skeeters baseball, concerts, and other entertaining events. sugarlandskeeters.com FORT BEND CHILDREN’S DISCOVERY CENTER Located at the historical Imperial Sugar refinery site, children 12 years old and younger can ignite their imaginations with five interactive hands-on, minds-on exhibits! childrensdiscoveryfb.org HOUSTON MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE AT SUGAR LAND Come face-to-face with Devil Rex and delight in natural science through exhibits and educational programs. hmns.org/hmns-at-sugar-land

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INSPIRATION STAGE & THE SUGAR LAND AUDITORIUM Built in 1918, this beautifully restored auditorium is the oldest public building in Sugar Land. Today it hosts meetings, performing arts events, and musicals produced by Inspiration Stage. The award-winning performing arts studio, showcases young talent--ages 4 to teens--and provides performance opportunities for youth and adults. inspirationstage.com l slcaf.org

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SMART FINANCIAL CENTRE AT SUGAR LAND Catch an A-list headliner at this indoor state-of-the-art live entertainment venue declared “Houston’s Hottest Music Venue” by Houston Press and ranked as the 2nd highest ticket sales in Texas per Pollstar. Smart Financial Centre sets a new standard for live performance venues, hosting a diverse lineup of international music, comedy artists, family shows, and theatrically staged Broadway productions, as well as cultural and performing arts attractions. smartfinancialcentre.net SUGAR LAND ART CENTER & GALLERY This local artists’ collective features working artist studios, gallery space, and a variety of art classes. sugarlandartcenter.org SUGAR LAND HERITAGE MUSEUM & VISITOR CENTER The heritage museum takes you back in time with exhibits of artifacts that trace the evolution of Sugar Land’s early days as a sugarcane plantation into one of Texas’ fastestgrowing cities. The visitor center offers Sugar Land souvenirs and can assist you in planning your personalized trip to the “Sweetest City in Texas.” slheritage.org l VisitSugarLandTX.com SUGAR LAND ICE & SPORTS CENTER The only dual ice rink and event facility in the Gulf Coast offers public skating and lessons. sugarlandice.com 7

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SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE Recognized as the beating heart of Sugar Land, Town Square offers a multitude of global dining options, exciting events, a world-class hotel, and specialty shopping. sugarlandtownsquare.com

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THE CROWN FESTIVAL PARK AT SUGAR LAND This 52-acre festival site accommodates large-scale events. The beautiful, open land caters to a variety of events, and provides event producers the flexibility to host music festivals, marathons, sporting events and much more. VisitSugarLandTX.com/event-producers/venues/ the-crown-festival-park/ URBAN AIR TRAMPOLINE & ADVENTURE PARK Kids of all ages can enjoy jumping around this large-scale trampoline center with amenities such as a foam pit, warrior obstacle, ropes course, and sky rider coaster. urbanairtrampolinepark.com

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THE ARTSY SOUL Feeling a little artsy? Spend some time creating a unique glazed pottery masterpiece, giving mosaic art a try, or experiencing the relaxing art of candle making. theartsysoul.com

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ESCAPE AGAIN ROOMS Choose from three themed rooms for a fully immersive, adventurous, and problem-solving game. Uncover the clues in less than 60 minutes to escape! escapeagainrooms.com FIRE IT UP POTTERY & ART STUDIO This contemporary fired arts studio sparks your creativity with classes focusing on glass jewelry, ready-to-paint pottery, and potter’s wheels. fireitup-pottery.com/ PAINTING WITH A TWIST Create your own work of art with family and friends during one of their interactive classes. paintingwithatwist.com/studio/Sugarland

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PINOT’S PALETTE Paint and sip your way into a unique and fun-filled night out. Learn step-by-step how to create your own colorful masterpiece. pinotspalette.com/Sugarland THE RUSTIC BRUSH This social crafting workshop allows attendees to create personalized wooden pallets, signs, and home décor. therusticbrush.com

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Travel back in time and learn about Sugar Land’s humble beginnings at the Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center, where you can capture photos with a sugar mural, some of the original "SUGAR LAND" Imperial Company building letters, and share why traveling matters to you.

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Traveling with young family members? Start your day at the Sugar Land Memorial Park where there is a playground, hiking, and biking opportunities. Additionally, pay tribute at our Veteran's Memorial Remembrance Tower.

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Take a stroll at The Lawn at First Colony Mall, a green open space concept where you can play games, lounge, grab a bite at nearby restaurants such as The Cheesecake Factory, Breakers Korean BBQ, or watch a movie on the big screen.

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Get a front-row seat at the Sugar Land Regional Airport where you can watch the private jets take off all while having a picnic and munching on your favorite snacks.

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Lastly, we enjoy having picnics in the “Sweetest City in Texas,” so why not cap your trip with a picnic near the splash pad at the Plaza adjacent to the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land.

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Because being the "Sweetest City in Texas" means having a myriad of sweet eateries to pick from! 10


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GETAWAY FRIDAY Check into your favorite Sugar Land hotel and freshen up for an evening out on the town. Head out to Sugar Land Town Square and enjoy al fresco dining, unique boutiques, and couple activities like painting classes at Pinot’s Palette or date night cooking classes at Sur la Table. Cap off the night by relaxing with vinyl records, a wine pairing, and a light bite at Vino & Vinyl or classic cocktails and live entertainment at Prohibition-era styled bar, The Sugar Refinery Grub & Grogs.

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Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa

SATURDAY Wrap your hands around a warm cup of fresh coffee and enjoy a Southern Fried Arnold – two biscuit halves topped with hand-battered chicken tenders, two poached eggs, and covered with country sausage gravy from The Toasted Yolk for an early morning breakfast. Afterward, relax at Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa with a couples’ massage, facial, and pedicure. From a relaxing day at the spa, take a walk around Sugar Land Town Square and then enjoy a romantic dinner at Perry’s Steakhouse. Finish off the evening with an LED fountain show or an unforgettable performance at the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, where entertainment comes in a variety of forms.

Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land

SUNDAY Stay in and exchange breakfast for brunch with chicken and waffles and mimosas at The Roof on the Lake. Later, satisfy your curiosity craving by visiting the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land to explore their Collection of History, Mystery, and Wonder, the microscopic world, and more! End the romantic getaway with a stop at one of Sugar Land's many dessert spots, including Stacked Ice Cream. Try an extra sweet combo by sandwiching your favorite ice cream flavor with a macaron! 12


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Check into one of our pet-friendly hotels such as the Hyatt Place or Drury Inn & Suites for a pampering retreat for you and your best friend.

2. Chow down some delicious bites with your furry pal at Japaneiro’s Sushi Bistro & Latin Grill, where you can indulge in their chimi fries or Yuzu Hamachi.

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If sushi is not your cup of tea, check out other cuisines, specialty cocktails or craft beer at The Sugar Refinery, The Rouxpour and the Flying Saucer Draught Emporium with your four-legged pal on the patio.

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Heighten your four-legged pal's senses and let them discover a new world at Cullinan Park.

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Let your pal wander free at our Pawm Springs Dog Park for a sweet oasis away from home. #PETFRIENDLY #SLTX

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Sugar Land’s growing art scene offers visitors exciting things to see and do throughout the city. Visitors can go to the Sugar Land Art Center & Gallery, where admission into this local artist collective is free. The space operates not only as a gallery, but also as a working artist studio. The Sugar Land Art Center & Gallery also offers adult and children’s art classes in a variety of disciplines and has a gift shop. Visitors can also stop by the Sugar Land Heritage Museum & Visitor Center to view a Sugar Land historical timeline and other several cultural art-themed exhibits throughout the year.

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Take a drive around Sugar Land to discover all 10 bronze statues donated by resident Sandy Levin. The statues are located throughout the city and depict nature and a reflection of everyday life. You can find the statues at Oyster Creek Park, Sugar Land Memorial Park, and Sugar Land Town Square. Probably the most popular bronze statue found in Sugar Land is the selfie statue which depicts two young girls taking Selfie Statue a selfie in front of Sugar at Sugar Land Town Square Land’s City Hall. 14


VorTEX at Sugar Land Regional Airport

Sugar Land is also home to several kinetic sculptures including a sculpture by artist Lyman Whitaker of Whitaker Studio at the entrance of Sugar Land Regional Airport. According to Whitaker, “The twist and flow of this installation, VorTEX, gives the observer a chance to check into the weather before taking flight at Sugar Land Regional Airport. Its job is to connect the viewer to the surrounding natural elements.” Visit artist Clark Murray’s sculpture Fourth Charm, on loan by the Museum of Fine Arts Houston at the plaza adjacent to the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land. Lastly, enjoy a local production of musicals and theater from national awardwinning performing arts studio Inspiration Stage at the historic Sugar Land Auditorium.

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UGAR LAND HISTORY

Sugar Land’s vibrant history is peppered with influences from Native Americans, the Spaniards, Mexicans and American pioneers. In 1821, Stephen F. Austin received a charter to settle 300 American families in Texas. The fertile land of Fort Bend County was included in Austin’s charter and eventually set the stage for Sugar Land's rich agricultural heritage.

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Stephen F. Austin receives charter to settle 300 American families in Texas.

Samuel May Williams received the land where Sugar Land is now located from Stephen F. Austin.

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Construction began on the Imperial Sugar Char House. Sugar Land is incorporated.

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Imperial Sugar refinery closes.

The Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land opens in Central Unit 2. Before its construction, American folk and blues musician, Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter, was incarcerated in the wooden structure at the Imperial Prison Farm, where he wrote the words to “Midnight Special” before his pardon in 1925.

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For more Sugar Land history, visit slheritage.org. You can tour the Sugar Land Heritage Museum & Visitor Center or take a guided walking tour with a docent from the Heritage Foundation every second Saturday of the month. All historical information provided by the Sugar Land Heritage Foundation.

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Nathaniel F. Williams purchased the land from his brother, and his other brother, Matthew R. Williams, operated Oakland Plantation, which grew cotton, corn and sugarcane.

The Williams brothers built a commercial sugar mill on the west bank of Oyster Creek.

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Isaac H. Kempner and William T. Eldridge partnered to form the Imperial Sugar Company.

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Benjamin F. Terry and William J. Kyle partnered to buy Oakland Plantation and renamed it Sugar Land.

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Sugar Land opens a series of destination attraction venues, including Constellation Field, the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, and the Crown Festival Park at Sugar Land.

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FIRST COLONY MALL Sugar Land’s mall has more than 1 million square feet of shopping and dining, with established retailers like Macy’s, Dillard’s, Lululemon, Francesca’s, Kendra Scott, and Michael Kors.

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LAKE POINTE TOWN CENTER Shop and stroll in this urban-style village anchored by Whole Foods Market. This shopping center provides an assortment of salons and spas and waterfront dining, including Churrascos, Pacific Coast Tacos, Veritas Steak & Seafood, and others. MARKET AT TOWN CENTER This outlet-style shopping center includes Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, Nordstrom Rack, DSW, Home Goods, and more. SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE At this mixed-use downtown development, you can find international dining choices from more than six countries within one block! It also features lively events in the plaza and specialty shopping that includes Sur La Table, ModChic, The Wearhouse Boutique, and La RĂŞve Bridal Couture.

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EXTENDED STAY SUGAR LAND 13420 Southwest Fwy., 77478 extendedstay.com 281.494.6699 • 281.494.3192 n Kitchenette n Internet Access n Breakfast Included n Fitness Facility n Pool n Pet Friendly

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Nestled in the heart of one of the most ethnically-diverse counties in the United States, Sugar Land boasts a global food scene that rivals cities three times its size. For a complete list of dining options to satisfy your taste buds, go to VisitSugarLandTX.com. ASIAN You don’t have to travel far for a taste of Asia. Savor greattasting Korean favorites at Jang Guem Tofu and BBQ and fresh sushi served in a unique way at U’Maki Sushi Burrito. For delicious, vegetarian south Asian cuisine try Udipi Café. Try a taste of what the Philippines has to offer at Baguio Hut. Don’t pass up authentic, family-style cuisine at Changs Chinese Restaurant. CAJUN Our Louisiana neighbors have placed their own stamp on the Sugar Land food scene with a nod to Bourbon Street at The Rouxpour. The New Orleans- themed restaurant boasts French Quarter décor where you can enjoy Cajun favorites like gumbo, étouffée, and chargrilled oysters. For a taste of both Louisiana and Texas, visit Floyds Cajun Seafood and Texas Steakhouse or try the wildly popular lobster pasta at Sweetwater Seafood. 20


MEDITERRANEAN The flavors of the Mediterranean come alive at Turquoise Grill & Bar with fresh tabbouleh and mouth-watering gyros and shish kebabs. Fadi's Mediterranean Grill, Red Oak Grill, or Dimassi's for exceptional recipes bursting with a multitude of flavors. Indulge in savory lamb shank, rice, veggies and everyone’s Mediterranean sweet favorite—baklava--at Dumar’s Mediterranean Grill. At all four restaurants, vegans and everyone else can enjoy hummus, falafel, and dolmas. NEW AMERICAN Pizza enthusiasts will want to dive into classics like a Margherita pizza or their savory Belgian waffles at Jupiter Pizza & Waffle Co. If you’re in the mood for gourmet-style burgers, try Guru Burgers & Crepes with their fun menu offerings, like The Pineapple Express, True Grits and Al Capone burgers. SWEET SPOTS You can’t visit the Sweetest City in Texas without checking out great desserts. Try a homemade fudge at Kilwin’s or a banana foster macaron at Mon Chéri Macarons. Indulge in a cake pop at The Sweet Boutique or a churro macaron ice cream sandwich at Stacked Ice Cream. If you’re feeling adventurous, try a Signature CroCream such as the Breakfast of Champions at Churned Creamery, made up of Nutella ice cream, bananas, Cap’N Crunch, and Nutella sauce sandwiched in a croissant.

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LIFE Sugar Land comes alive at night with gastropubs, sports bars, and cocktail lounges. No matter what groove you’re in, you’ll find something captivating. Wine aficionados can enjoy small bites, wine and music at Vino & Vinyl, while craft beer enthusiasts can enjoy specialty beers from around the world at the Flying Saucer Draught Emporium. You also don’t want to miss out on the Prohibition-era bar The Sugar Refinery Grub & Grogs where their menu pairs well with classic cocktails like Whiskey Sours and Hemingways. 21

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PECIAL EVENTS With hundreds of events every year and a truly multi-cultural dynamic, Sugar Land always serves up something new. For a complete listing of events, go to VisitSugarLandTX.com. Event listings are privately produced and subject to change.

FARMERS MARKET AT IMPERIAL RECREATIONAL CENTER AND FARMERS MARKET PARTNERS Every Saturday and Sunday Enjoy a wonderful selection of fresh produce, tasty samples, artistic treasures, family fun, and live music. imperialfarmersmarket.com SMART FINANCIAL CENTRE AT SUGAR LAND EVENTS Year Round The Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land is one of the most popular performing arts venues in the Greater Houston Area, attracting national and international acts alike--from superstars like Styx, Sarah Bareilles, J Balvin, and Willie Nelson to mind-blowing performances from artists like magician David Blaine. smartfinancialcentre.net/ SUGAR LAND HERITAGE FOUNDATION’S HERITAGE HIKES Second Saturday of Each Month Learn about Sugar Land’s history by embarking on a historical walking tour led by a docent from the heritage foundation. slheritage.org/about/tours/ SUGAR LAND SKEETERS BASEBALL April to September The Sugar Land Skeeters bring independent professional minor league baseball and family fun to the Houston area at Constellation Field. sugarlandskeeters.com/ SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE EVENTS March to December Enjoy a multitude of free, local community events on the plaza ranging from concerts and festivals to movies and car shows. sugarlandtownsquare.com/events/ 22


Spring Corvette Show

SPRING/ SUMMER EVENTS

SPRING CORVETTE SHOW

April Here’s your chance to check out more than 100 Corvettes, and vote for the winner of the People’s Choice Award at Sugar Land Town Square. All proceeds benefit local charity organizations.

RED, WHITE, BLUES & BREWS

Early July Pack up chairs and head to Sugar Land Town Square to indulge in snacks, brews, and live country music.

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BACK TO SCHOOL SPLASH BASH

Early August Beat the heat at Sugar Land Town Square! Bring your family to enjoy a fun-filled day before heading back to school. 23

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FALL/ WINTER EVENTS

GULF COAST INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT REGATTA

Early October Dragon Boat teams and stand-up paddle boarders race across Brooks Lake throughout the day while colorful cultural performance and exhibits show off their talents during this popular event.

Gulf Coast International Dragon Boat Regatta

HALLOWEEN TOWN

Late October Come out to Constellation Field in your best costume for Halloween Town featuring scavenger hunts, balloon artists, a petting zoo, games, vendors, and more.

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FLYING SAUCER BEERFEAST

Late October Come out to the Sugar Land Town Square for the Flying Saucer’s annual Beer Feast, featuring over 50 breweries, and 80 craft beers, all carefully selected by Flying Saucer’s resident beer gurus.

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INDONESIAN FESTIVAL

Early November Experience the rich cultural roots of the Indonesian Festival by immersing yourself into different types of ethnic arts, crafts, apparel, and tasty Indonesian dishes at Sugar Land Town Square.

SUGAR LAND HOLIDAY LIGHTS Fall/Winter Late November to early January, the holiday season kicks off at Constellation Field with family-friendly activities, walk-through displays, and more than 3 million lights!

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Brazos River Park

BRAZOS RIVER PARK 18427 Southwest Fwy., 77479 Every Day, Sunrise to Sunset ■ Trail Length: 3.3 miles

CITY PARK & MUNICIPAL POOL 225 Seventh St., 77478 Every Day, Sunrise to 10 p.m.

CULLINAN PARK 12414 Highway 6 S, 77478 Every Day, Sunrise to Sunset ■ Trail Length: 3.5 miles

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ELDRIDGE PARK 2511 Eldridge Road, 77478 Every Day, Sunrise to 10 p.m. ■ Trail Length: 1 mile

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FIRST COLONY PARK 3232 Austin Parkway, 77479 Every Day, Sunrise to 10 p.m.

IMPERIAL PARK & DISC GOLF COURSE 230 Matlage Way, 77478 Every Day, Sunrise to 10 p.m.

LOST CREEK PARK 3703 Lost Creek Blvd., 77479 Every Day, Sunrise to 10 p.m.

OYSTER CREEK PARK 4033 Highway 6 S, 77479 Every Day, Sunrise to 10 p.m. ■ Trail Length: 2.75 miles

Oyster Creek Park

SUGAR LAND MEMORIAL PARK & PAWM SPRINGS DOG PARK 15300 University Blvd., 77479 Every Day, Sunrise to Sunset ■ Trail Length: 3.55 miles

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EGIONAL ATTRACTIONS

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

BAPS SHRI SWAMINARAYAN MANDIR This masterpiece of intricate design and architecture is the first traditional Hindu temple of its kind in North America. baps.org/Houston BRAZOS BEND STATE PARK Escape to nature year-round to camp, picnic, hike, bike, ride horseback, and fish. tpwd.texas.gov/state-park/brazos-bend

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Fort Bend County Museum

FORT BEND COUNTY MUSEUM Journey through time and experience life on the Brazos River and the stories of Fort Bend through exhibit galleries, historic home museums, and walking tours of historic Richmond, Texas. fortbendmuseum.org GEORGE RANCH HISTORICAL PARK Come out to the George Ranch, where the legends and legacies of those who shaped history come to life every day. georgeranch.org GEORGE OBSERVATORY Gain first-hand knowledge of the awe-inspiring sights of the night sky through three domed telescopes. hmns.org/george-observatory

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ISITOR INFORMATION

Printed publications may be picked up at the Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center on Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can also pick up printed publications at any of our self-serve visitor kiosks located throughout the city. Please call or email tourism@sugarlandtx.gov to request Sugar Land visitor information.

Sugar Land Heritage Museum & Visitor Center

SUGAR LAND HERITAGE MUSEUM & VISITOR CENTER 198 Kempner St., Bldg. B – 2nd Floor Sugar Land, TX 77498 281.275.2045 CITY OF SUGAR LAND CITY HALL 2700 Town Center Blvd. N Sugar Land, Texas 77479 30


FORT BEND COUNTY Fort Bend County visitor and relocation information is available at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 445 Commerce Green Blvd. Sugar Land, Texas 77478 281.491.0800 fortbendchamber.com VISIT HOUSTON Sugar Land is located just 20 minutes southwest from downtown Houston and from some of the best attractions in the Greater Houston Area. Visit Houston is a great resource for surrounding attractions and more. visithoustontexas.com TRAVEL TEXAS Contact Travel Texas to request a Texas State Travel Guide with material regarding travel options, trip-planning assistance, and highway condition information. traveltexas.com

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