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

July 2019

Historic Sites in Lake Tahoe

2019-07-13T21:30:34-07:00

Pioneer Inn & Suites is central to interesting places and activities. For history buffs, we suggest a drive to Tahoe where our guests can take in the beauty and history of the area.

Historic Sites: 

Lake Tahoe has many old and historic estates dating back to the early 1900s. Exploring their […]

Historic Sites in Lake Tahoe2019-07-13T21:30:34-07:00

Popular Beaches in Lake Tahoe

2019-07-13T21:25:36-07:00

Lake Tahoe is an easy one hour drive from Pioneer Inn & Suites. Take a day trip to some of the most beautiful beaches that Tahoe has to offer. Return “home” to Pioneer Inn & Suites for a good night’s sleep and soak in the hot […]

Popular Beaches in Lake Tahoe2019-07-13T21:25:36-07:00

June 2019

Popular Hikes in Tahoe

2019-07-13T21:21:15-07:00

Plan to stay at Pioneer Inn & Suites. Take a short (under one hour) drive to Tahoe where you can hike to your heart’s content! Then return to the comfort of your affordable lodging here in Pioneer where you can relax in the hot tub or on your balcony or […]

Popular Hikes in Tahoe2019-07-13T21:21:15-07:00

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

December 2018

Relax at the Fabulous Pioneer Inn after a day of Skiing in Kirkwood

2018-11-27T22:48:17-07:00

Highway 88 in California holds quite a few interesting destinations. There are wine tasting tours, national landmarks, and shopping along with many other things to do. Two of the most popular places to go are the Kirkwood Ski Resort and the Pioneer Inn.

The Kirkwood Ski Resort is open year […]

Relax at the Fabulous Pioneer Inn after a day of Skiing in Kirkwood2018-11-27T22:48:17-07:00

November 2018

Saving Money While Skiing in Kirkwood

2018-11-27T22:51:41-07:00

About this time of year, when dark, gray skies appear on the northern horizon, some have gloomy thoughts of freezing temperatures, snow shovels, shoveling sidewalks, roofs, or worse, cars skidding on black ice, wrecks–enough. If you want to view only the gloomy side of the bleak midwinter, fine. However, others […]

Saving Money While Skiing in Kirkwood2018-11-27T22:51:41-07:00

April 2018

The Gold of Highway 88

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

The Gold of Highway 88

Next time you are traveling through the Central Valley of California, take the scenic route to Lake Tahoe. Highway 88 offers a hidden passage with less traffic and ample natural beauty. This route takes you through California’s gold country and offers multi-season outdoor […]

The Gold of Highway 882018-06-11T03:28:26-07:00

March 2018

Road Tripping to Lake Tahoe? Stay With Us!

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

If you live in the Central Valley or Southern California and are planning a trip to Lake Tahoe for Spring Break or just a vacation—have you thought about taking the scenic route? Sometimes a vacation isn’t just about the destination, but also about the journey. Road trips are filled with […]

Road Tripping to Lake Tahoe? Stay With Us!2018-06-11T03:28:26-07:00

A Wonderful Destination for Families

2018-07-08T21:39:16-07:00

What makes a 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 you […]

A Wonderful Destination for Families2018-07-08T21:39:16-07:00

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