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 […]
Four miles from Pioneer Inn & Suites, Black Chasm was named a National Natural Landmark in 1976 by the National Park Service for its outstanding displays of rare helictite formations. The 50-minute guided walking tour descends a series of stairs and walkways that loop around the formation covered caverns walls. […]
It’s not too early to plan a Fall Getaway to the Amador Wine Country. Plan to stay at Pioneer Inn & Suites and enjoy this wonderful wine event!
AFFECTIONATELY CALLED “THE BIG CRUSH” held each year during the first FULL weekend of October.
Each year, we celebrate the grape harvest by inviting […]
Staying at Pioneer Inn & Suites gives guests the ability to be centrally located to some of the most amazing and fun events in Amador County. Here is one that we recommend.
In 2018 Amador Brewing teamed up with the Italian Benevolent Society members and had the “Picnic of the Summer” […]
Just 15 miles down a country road from Pioneer Inn & Suites is the historic town of Sutter Creek. This August there is an event you are sure to love! Plan to stay with us, swim in the pool, enjoy the pristine forest, and take a trip to Sutter Creek […]
Everything you need to know to about Kirkwood and its distinctive features.
There’s something magical that happens when storms roll into Kirkwood. Some like to say we measure our snow in feet not inches, and others simply sum it up as the “K-Factor.”
Storms come from the north and south, pick […]
Pioneer is 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 is approximately 1,094.
Pioneer Station, built approximately 1925, is […]