July 2018

Summer activities near Kirkwood make a perfect Sierra weekend

2018-07-08T21:44:47-07:00

Summer comes slowly to the crest of the Sierra, but eventually, the long days and bright skies have their annual impact on the remaining snow patches so that summer trails open up. Kirkwood is one of the treasured ski destinations of the Sierra Nevada, known for being off the beaten […]

Summer activities near Kirkwood make a perfect Sierra weekend2018-07-08T21:44:47-07:00

Great American Road Trips – Traveling on CA scenic highway 88

2018-07-08T21:43:15-07:00

There is a romance to the road. One of the great American experiences is the long-distance road trip. A full tank of gas and some snacks from the convenience store will put you on to the highway and usher you in to a new adventure where you become a part […]

Great American Road Trips – Traveling on CA scenic highway 882018-07-08T21:43:15-07:00

Your Child Will Love Exploring Indian Grinding Rock State Park

2018-07-08T21:41:28-07:00

California is rich in destinations that can inspire kids. One little-known gem that can anchor a weekend getaway is Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, on a much-loved Sierra Nevada byway, Highway 88. This time of year, the seasonal changes bring to mind the acorn harvests of the first people […]

Your Child Will Love Exploring Indian Grinding Rock State Park2018-07-08T21:41:28-07:00

Need a Comfortable Place to Stay While Working in the Gold Country?

2018-07-08T21:47:30-07:00

Planning a work trip to the California Gold Country? We understand that being away from home while working means you need a comfortable place to crash for the night and a few amenities couldn’t hurt either. That’s where we can help!

Pioneer Inn & Suites is located on 10 acres near […]

Need a Comfortable Place to Stay While Working in the Gold Country?2018-07-08T21:47:30-07:00

PIONEER CALIFORNIA

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