January 2020

Old Sutter Creek Flea Market = A Short Drive to Yesteryear


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 […]

Old Sutter Creek Flea Market = A Short Drive to Yesteryear2020-01-13T03:00:38-08:00

November 2019

Get to know the Gold Country


While staying at Pioneer Inn & Suites, take some time to explore California’s Gold Country. Then return to the hotel to relax on your private patio or in the outdoor hot tub.

Amador Flower Farm

Amador Flower Farm is a beautiful destination within easy day trip distance of Sacramento. Located in […]

Get to know the Gold Country2019-11-19T23:22:52-08:00

Indian Grinding Rock State Park – for “kids” of all ages


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 […]

Indian Grinding Rock State Park – for “kids” of all ages2019-11-08T03:32:21-08:00

October 2019

September 2019

Lumberjack Day 2019: Saturday, October 5th: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm


Stay at Pioneer Inn & Suites and have the time of your life at this popular festival!

Main Street
Westpoint, CA 95255

Lumberjack Day’s Facebook page

Website: https://lumberjackday.info/

When: Saturday, October 5th: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost: $1.00 requested donation goes to King and […]

Lumberjack Day 2019: Saturday, October 5th: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm2019-09-18T22:25:37-07:00

Amador County Wine Region – Then & Now


California’s nascent wine industry took flight during the Gold Rush of the 1850s, amid the rugged western foothills of the majestic Sierra Nevada mountain range. As fortune seekers, many of them European, flocked to the Sierras to prospect for gold, small wineries arose to help slake their thirst. Within a […]

Amador County Wine Region – Then & Now2019-09-11T04:51:15-07:00

August 2019

Volcano Theatre Company Presents: Life & Beth


Comedy about a recently bereaved widow whose crazy family interferes, her local vicar admits his crush, and her late husband won’t leave! Oh, and her cat is missing!

The production is proudly supported by Pioneer Inn & Suites!

Plan a trip to Pioneer, enjoy the forest setting of […]

Volcano Theatre Company Presents: Life & Beth2019-08-11T19:16:58-07:00

Golf at Mace Meadows


“No other game combines the wonder of nature with the discipline of sport in such carefully planned ways. A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer’s mind.”
Tom Watson

Just five minutes from Pioneer Inn & Suites you can enjoy a wonderful game of golf … a delicious meal and […]

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July 2019

Supper Under the Stars Sunday, August 4, 2019


Plan to stay at Pioneer Inn & Suites and attend this event in nearby Volcano.

Annually the 1st Sunday in August from 5:30pm-9:30pm

All-inclusive Tickets: $100

Raise a Toast to Summer, Good Food and Friends. Consolation Street in Volcano open for dining only. You and your friends, dressed in […]

Supper Under the Stars Sunday, August 4, 20192019-07-13T21:14:13-07:00


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