Tag - Outdoors

Top Spots to Take Photos in Sugar Land

Friday, December 10, 2021 11:00 AM by Visit Sugar Land

If you’re looking to jazz up your Instagram feed, take family photos for the holidays, or pitch your client a location for their upcoming photo shoot, look no further than Sugar Land, Texas. Just 20 minutes southwest of Downtown Houston, Sugar Land possesses some of the sweetest backdrops in the Greater Houston area that can take your pictures to the next level.

Best Picnic Spots in Sugar Land, TX

Friday, February 7, 2020 2:00 PM by Visit Sugar Land

Visiting Sugar Land for a weekend getaway and looking for some outdoor fun with friends and family? We’ve got the perfect itinerary for you to enjoy the coolest picnic in the “Sweetest City in Texas.” From beautiful green spaces to parks and even splash pads, Sugar Land's picnic spots are some of our favorite places in Sugar Land to gather up your crew, spread out a blanket, relax and have a picnic. 

A Walking Tour in Old Sugar Land

Friday, December 27, 2019 4:00 PM by Visit Sugar Land

In its early days, Sugar Land found its strength in sugarcane production. As settlers began farming and creating plantations, sugar became the primary industry. The sugar refinery, built in 1896, was purchased by the Imperial Sugar Company in 1908. It was the Imperial Sugar Company that developed the town, modernizing the refinery and building houses for the employees and their families. To find out more about Sugar Land, and what pieces of history you can still see on the tour, just keep reading!