April 2019

Amador Wine Country: 40 Impressive Wineries

2019-04-24T23:41:14-07:00

The 40+ wineries comprising the Amador Vintners Association are dedicated to producing premium-quality wines that offer distinctive regional character. This character can also be seen in each winery’s genuine brand of hospitality! Visit the Amador Wine website to learn more about each of the wineries located on the map below. […]

Amador Wine Country: 40 Impressive Wineries2019-04-24T23:41:14-07:00

Amador Four Fires – May 4, 2019

2019-04-24T23:30:38-07:00

Amador Four FiresEnjoy this popular event when staying at Pioneer Inn & Suites!

Amador Vintners presents the Amador Four Fires Festival celebrating the four distinctive wine regions that inspire Amador winemakers and winegrowers: Southern France, Italy, Iberia, and “Heritage California”.

Sample over 200 wines from […]

Amador Four Fires – May 4, 20192019-04-24T23:30:38-07:00

Amador Wine Country: A Look Back

2019-04-24T23:39:52-07:00

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 Wine Country: A Look Back2019-04-24T23:39:52-07:00

February 2019

Springtime Getaway to the Gold Country

2019-02-23T03:03:46-07:00

Springtime is tailor-made for snuggling and there’s no better place to do it than Amador Wine County. It’s close to the best 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 country weekends […]

Springtime Getaway to the Gold Country2019-02-23T03:03:46-07:00

December 2018

Plan Now to Snuggle inside Amador Wine Country’s Best Suites with Kitchenettes

2018-11-27T22:47:38-07:00

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 country weekends […]

Plan Now to Snuggle inside Amador Wine Country’s Best Suites with Kitchenettes2018-11-27T22:47:38-07:00

October 2018

Enjoy Award-Winning Wine, and End your Day with Us

2018-10-02T19:43:08-07:00

Wine and Gold go together in California like Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. When the Gold Rush started, many of the Europeans that flocked to the west coast in search of gold discovered that the Sierra Nevada mountain range was similar to what they had back home and ideal for […]

Enjoy Award-Winning Wine, and End your Day with Us2018-10-02T19:43:08-07:00

June 2018

3 Summer Activities in Amador County

2018-06-24T19:40:58-07:00

California’s wide-ranging landscape and cultural diversity offers a variety of family friendly activities. Amador County is no exception; its museums, parks, and wineries allow couples, families, and singles to see the region’s rich culture. California’s status as a vacation destination holds true year-round, but the summer months are particularly popular […]

3 Summer Activities in Amador County2018-06-24T19:40:58-07:00

May 2018

Plan Now to Snuggle inside Amador Wine Country’s Best Suites with Kitchenettes

2018-06-11T03:28:26-07:00

Springtime is tailor-made for snuggling and there’s no better place to do it than Amador Wine County. It’s close to the best 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 country weekends […]

Plan Now to Snuggle inside Amador Wine Country’s Best Suites with Kitchenettes2018-06-11T03:28:26-07:00

November 2017

Enjoy Award-Winning Wine, and End your Day with Us

2018-06-11T03:28:28-07:00

Wine and Gold go together in California like Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. When the Gold Rush started, many of the Europeans that flocked to the west coast in search of gold discovered that the Sierra Nevada mountain range was similar to what they had back home and ideal for […]

Enjoy Award-Winning Wine, and End your Day with Us2018-06-11T03:28:28-07:00

October 2017

Discover Amador County’s Best Lodging Option

2018-06-11T03:28:28-07:00

There is nothing quite like hitting the open road with your family or friends for a road trip. A road trip allows you to see sites you didn’t know were out there, or stop at places you maybe wouldn’t otherwise take the time to stop at. When planning a road […]

Discover Amador County’s Best Lodging Option2018-06-11T03:28:28-07:00

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