March 2018

Fun Things to do in Amador County in Spring


It’s spring time in Amador County and there are great adventures to be had in this historic town. Check out these four different locations when you are visiting:

Andrae’s Bakery – This family owned bakery has called Amador home since the summer of 2000 and has been a must do for […]

Fun Things to do in Amador County in Spring2018-06-11T03:28:26-07:00

Road Tripping to Lake Tahoe? Stay With Us!


If you live in the Central Valley or Southern California and are planning a trip to Lake Tahoe for Spring Break or just a vacation—have you thought about taking the scenic route? Sometimes a vacation isn’t just about the destination, but also about the journey. Road trips are filled with […]

Road Tripping to Lake Tahoe? Stay With Us!2018-06-11T03:28:26-07:00

A Wonderful Destination for Families


What makes a family trip unique and memorable? It’s doing something out of the norm. Some would be content to plan a trip to a big destination ski hill and stay in a major hotel chain. But how about this year spicing it up with a tailor-made vacation for you […]

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The Wonder of Daffodil Hill in Volcano,California


Not everybody thinks about taking a vacation in the springtime, yet spring is the perfect time to be outdoors in California to enjoy the beauty of the season before the weather gets too hot. And Amador County in Northern California’s “gold country” offers visitors plenty to do and see. At […]

The Wonder of Daffodil Hill in Volcano,California2018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00


Pioneer is a census-designated place in Amador County, California. It is located 5 miles (8.0 km) east-northeast of Pine Grove, at an elevation of 2986 feet (910 m), along State Route 88. The community is in ZIP code 95666 and area code 209. The population was 1,094 at the 2010 census.

Pioneer Station, built approximately 1925, is located in Pioneer however, it was never a Pony Express stop, a popular fallacy. It was a general store selling gas and water and offering camping sites. The old Pioneer Station still stands and is currently a private residence.

A post office opened in Pioneer in 1947.

Pioneer offers beautiful scenery for Route 88 motorists. There are a number of centuries-old tall pine trees and oak trees, as well as lakes for water sports and fishing.

+ The Kirkwood Lake Tract is located near here.
+ Mace Meadow Golf Course – golf and restaurant
+ Scenic Hwy 88 drive
+ Outdoor Activities – boating, fishing

Pioneer Inn & Suites provides accommodations for visitors to the surrounding Gold Country towns of:
Pine Grove, California
West Point, California
Wilseyville, California
Fiddletown, California