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

February 2018

3 Things to Love About Kirkwood Skiing

2018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00

Do you have the itch to hit the slopes a few more times before ski season is over? If so, Kirkwood is calling your name. At Pioneer Inn & Suites, we provide the most affordable lodging compared to other Kirkwood area hotels. We have rooms with two queen beds, one […]

3 Things to Love About Kirkwood Skiing2018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00

March 2017

As spring comes to the Sierra Nevada, take the scenic route to Lake Tahoe

2018-06-11T03:28:30-07:00

If you are heading up to gorgeous Lake Tahoe for a California mountain vacation this spring, why not seize the day: take the time to travel up the road less traveled. Set off for scenic Highway 88 to enjoy some of the unique and interesting sites along the way. The […]

As spring comes to the Sierra Nevada, take the scenic route to Lake Tahoe2018-06-11T03:28:30-07:00

Will Skiing Continue at Kirkwood Through the 4th of July?

2018-06-11T03:28:30-07:00

This year’s prolific snowfall in the Sierra Nevada offers a tantalizing possibility at the mountain range’s higher ski resorts: Is the snow base so deep that we will be skiing into July? The answer depends on how the weather continues to play out. If summer comes early, warm rains and […]

Will Skiing Continue at Kirkwood Through the 4th of July?2018-06-11T03:28:30-07:00

February 2017

Do Something Out of the Norm for Your Family Vacation

2018-06-11T03:28:30-07:00

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 […]

Do Something Out of the Norm for Your Family Vacation2018-06-11T03:28:30-07:00

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