Who knew that a town developed around a sugar-refining plant would eventually become the cultural and communal hub that is Sugar Land today? It's one of the fastest growing cities in Texas, not to mention one of the most affluent, and we understand why: There's never a shortage of things to do here.

Below, a primer on what you can find when you travel south on 59.

In This Feature:

The Top 5 Spots for Family Fun in Sugar Land

From broomball to digging for dinosaurs, there's no shortage of ways to keep the kids entertained in Fort Bend County.

11/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

One Year in, Smart Financial Centre Solidifies Its Reputation with Houston Ballet's The Nutcracker

If the Sugar Land performing arts venue is good enough for the Houston Ballet, it's probably good enough for anyone.

11/17/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Sugar Land Annexes Two Communities, Grows Even More

As of December 12, Greatwood and New Territory will officially be part of Sugar Land.

11/17/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Sweeter by the Dozen: 12 Restaurants We Love In Sugar Land

The dining scene in Fort Bend County gets finer by the day.

01/24/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The 5 Best Bars in Sugar Land

From a vinyl-and-vino lounge to Indian-Texan fusion pub grub, Fort Bend County's bar scene is booming.

11/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

The 4 Best Boutiques in Sugar Land

Whether you're on the hunt for the perfect Rodeo outfit or the ultimate sari, you'll find it in Sugar Land.

11/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Visit a New Side of Houston: Sugar Land

From the best bakery in Texas to the largest Hindu temple in the state, this sprawling suburb has it all.

07/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

I Found Houston’s Best Bun Cha Hanoi

In search of a true taste of northern Vietnam in Sugar Land.

10/20/2017 By Mai Pham