May 2019

Amador Vintners Harvest Wine Festival October 5-6, 2019


It’s not too early to plan a Fall Getaway to the Amador Wine Country. Plan to stay at Pioneer Inn & Suites and enjoy this wonderful wine event!

AFFECTIONATELY CALLED “THE BIG CRUSH” held each year during the first FULL weekend of October.

Each year, we celebrate the grape harvest by inviting […]

Amador Vintners Harvest Wine Festival October 5-6, 20192019-05-19T20:09:36-07:00

Amador Brewing’s 2nd Annual Picnic Friday, July 19, 2019


Staying at Pioneer Inn & Suites gives guests the ability to be centrally located to some of the most amazing and fun events in Amador County. Here is one that we recommend.

In 2018 Amador Brewing teamed up with the Italian Benevolent Society members and had the “Picnic of the Summer” […]

Amador Brewing’s 2nd Annual Picnic Friday, July 19, 20192019-05-19T19:47:38-07:00

Historic Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival August 9 – 11, 2019


Just 15 miles down a country road from Pioneer Inn & Suites is the historic town of Sutter Creek. This August there is an event you are sure to love! Plan to stay with us, swim in the pool, enjoy the pristine forest, and take a trip to Sutter Creek […]

Historic Sutter Creek Ragtime Festival August 9 – 11, 20192019-05-19T19:56:48-07:00

Barbera Festival Saturday September 14, 2019


Stay at Pioneer Inn & Suites this summer and participate in some of the great events in Amador County!

The Barbera Festival is an outdoor wine and food festival like no other, celebrating all things Barbera. Taste American Renditions of the Italian classic varietal, Barbera, from more than 70 wineries coming […]

Barbera Festival Saturday September 14, 20192019-05-19T20:03:47-07:00


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