September 2019

Get to know Kirkwood

2019-09-03T20:57:19-07:00

Kirkwood is a true mountain escape: 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, Kirkwood offers adventure in its purest form.

Kirkwood is where tradition and values come together. You choose to come to […]

Get to know Kirkwood2019-09-03T20:57:19-07:00

August 2019

Plan ahead for a Winter Family Vacation

2019-08-24T04:33:05-07:00

What makes a winter family trip unique and memorable? It’s doing something out of the norm. Some would be content to plan a trip to a big destination ski hill and stay in a major hotel chain. But how about this year spicing it up with a tailor-made vacation for […]

Plan ahead for a Winter Family Vacation2019-08-24T04:33:05-07:00

Do You Enjoy the Road Less Traveled?

2019-08-10T04:29:41-07:00

Are you planning a road trip in the upcoming months? Traveling through Amador County on scenic Highway 88 is a beautiful choice and the main route between Stockton, California and Minden, Nevada. Perhaps you are lining up your spring break plans and planning a trip to Lake Tahoe. Spring break […]

Do You Enjoy the Road Less Traveled?2019-08-10T04:29:41-07:00

June 2019

Historic Landmarks along Highway 88

2019-06-19T23:45:52-07:00

Listed in order from west to east.

The Trail of the 1844 John C. Frémont Expedition, at the northwest corner of the Calaveras River (postmile SJ 6.09)

Clinton, on Clinton Rd., south of the highway, in Pine Grove—Clinton was the center of a placer mining community during the 1850s and of quartz […]

Historic Landmarks along Highway 882019-06-19T23:45:52-07:00

March 2019

Bring your Inner Child to Indian Grinding Rock State Park

2019-02-23T03:10:56-07:00

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 […]

Bring your Inner Child to Indian Grinding Rock State Park2019-02-23T03:10:56-07:00

February 2019

Take a Road Trip on California’s Scenic Highway 88

2019-02-23T03:09:33-07:00

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 […]

Take a Road Trip on California’s Scenic Highway 882019-02-23T03:09:33-07:00

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

Amador County’s Best Lodging Option for Family Reunions

2019-02-23T03:05:37-07:00

If you are planning a family reunion, Pioneer Inn & Suites is the perfect location for you. Our quiet getaway in Amador County is centrally located for Californians or a great meeting place for families coming together from all over the country. Pioneer Inn & Suites is Amador County’s best […]

Amador County’s Best Lodging Option for Family Reunions2019-02-23T03:05:37-07:00

January 2019

Do Something Out of the Norm for Your Winter Family Vacation

2019-01-28T22:06:52-07:00

What makes a winter family trip unique and memorable? It’s doing something out of the norm. Some would be content to plan a trip to a big destination ski hill and stay in a major hotel chain. But how about this year spicing it up with a tailor-made vacation for […]

Do Something Out of the Norm for Your Winter Family Vacation2019-01-28T22:06:52-07:00

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

2019-01-28T22:05:06-07:00

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?2019-01-28T22:05:06-07:00

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