The Gold Country (also known as Mother Lode Country) is a historic region in the northern portion of the U.S. State of California, that is primarily on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. It is famed for the mineral deposits and gold mines that attracted waves of immigrants, known […]
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Though not as well known as the Napa Valley AVA or Sonoma Valley AVA viticultural regions of California, the Shenandoah Valley was once the principal viticultural region of California.
With the discovery of gold, the area quickly became a mecca for those trying to make their fortune. In the process […]
Discover a quiet retreat within Amador County California: the Pioneer Inn & Suites. You’ll enjoy a relaxing 10-acre getaway in the town of Pioneer inside the El Dorado National Forest, centrally located near Sutter Creek and Jackson, as well as Kirkwood resorts and skiing.
The El Dorado National Forest is an […]
The small town of Pioneer, home to Pioneer Inn & Suites, is located in Amador County.
Amador County, is located in the Sierra Nevada. The population is just under 40,000. Amador County bills itself as “The Heart of the Mother Lode” and lies within the Gold Country. There is a substantial […]
Your Kirkwood Mountain Go To Lodging: Pioneer Inn & Suites
The Kirkwood Mountain is a popular getaway, and is perfect for a fun family trip, a romantic weekend away, or a trip with friends.
The Kirkwood Mountain offers a diverse skiing and snowboarding experience for riders of all levels. With a wide […]
The snow season in the Sierra Nevada range is truly epic. For the veteran skier and the beginning skier alike, Kirkwood mountain is the place to go to take advantage of this unprecedented precipitation.
With a base elevation of 7,800 feet and a peak elevation of 9,800 feet, Kirkwood mountain offers […]
Winter is tailor-made for snuggling and there’s no better place to do it than Amador Wine County. It’s close to the best, snow-inspired activities and just bubbles over with romance. That’s why we’d recommend booking suites with kitchenettes now. They’re a keystone of romantic, Amador wine […]
Kirkwood Mountain Resort: Less than one hour up Highway 88 from Pioneer Inn & Suites. And about 35 miles from South Lake Tahoe lies Kirkwood Mountain Resort.
It may be remote, but in this solitary horseshoe canyon, climate and geography conspire to create one of the purest, […]
Old Sutter Creek Flea Market
Every 3rd Sunday of each month.
Just 22 minutes up scenic Highway 88 from Pioneer to Sutter Creek. A great way to spend a Sunday while staying at Pioneer Inn & Suites. And if you’ve cleaned out the garage lately, bring your treasures to the Flea Market […]
With 100% of terrain open and over 12 feet of snow so far this season, there is no better time to plan your trip to Kirkwood.
A feeling like no other, Kirkwood energizes your heart and liberates your spirit. Fueled by a culture that demands a willingness to push your boundaries, […]