January 2019

Do Something Out of the Norm for Your Winter Family Vacation

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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

Why Kirkwood?

2018-12-23T19:25:01-07:00

Mountain Information
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 […]

Why Kirkwood?2018-12-23T19:25:01-07:00

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

September 2018

Book now to enjoy this rustic Kirkwood area hotel for your winter break

2018-10-02T19:42:30-07:00

Plan Ahead!

The stunning and remote Kirkwood Mountain Ski Resort on California Highway 88 is a winter sports gem. If you haven’t skied or snow-boarded there, make a point of getting up there this season to open your eyes to another side of Sierra ski resort culture. Christmas week is a […]

Book now to enjoy this rustic Kirkwood area hotel for your winter break2018-10-02T19:42:30-07:00

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

Spring Skiing in Kirkwood? Stay With Us

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

Are you a skier or snowboarder? You have just a while longer to hit the slopes and enjoy the snow in Kirkwood with spring quickly approaching. People in California and surrounding states love Kirkwood for its diverse, challenging terrain and that it isn’t as busy as Tahoe ski resorts. You […]

Spring Skiing in Kirkwood? Stay With Us2018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00

January 2018

Pioneer Inn & Suites for a Quality, Affordable Stay

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

Nestled near Nevada’s border in the mountains near Northern California, Kirkwood Mountain Ski Resort is a fun skiing getaway for both friends, family or the enthusiast skier/boarder. With more than 1,600 open acres of prime ski terrain, and lesson packages for both amateurs or professionals, Kirkwood provides […]

Pioneer Inn & Suites for a Quality, Affordable Stay2018-06-11T03:28:27-07:00

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