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+00:00

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

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

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+00:00

Winter Fun in the Snow in Carson Pass

2018-12-23T19:28:13+00:00

When you think of mountain passes in the winter, you think of “closed”. Carson Pass is an exception. Visitors traveling the historic highway 88 in east central California can not only cross the pass at 8600 feet, but stop and stay awhile to enjoy the views and local history. Like […]

Winter Fun in the Snow in Carson Pass2018-12-23T19:28:13+00:00

December 2018

Why Kirkwood?

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

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+00:00

Pioneer California offers beautiful scenery for Route 88 motorists.

2018-12-23T19:29:58+00:00

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 […]

Pioneer California offers beautiful scenery for Route 88 motorists.2018-12-23T19:29:58+00:00

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

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

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+00:00

Plan Now to Snuggle inside Amador Wine Country’s Best Suites with Kitchenettes

2018-11-27T22:47:38+00:00

Winter is tailor-made for snuggling and there’s no better place to do it than Amador Wine County. It’s close to the best, snow-inspired 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 […]

Plan Now to Snuggle inside Amador Wine Country’s Best Suites with Kitchenettes2018-11-27T22:47:38+00:00

November 2018

Saving Money While Skiing in Kirkwood

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

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+00:00

Nature Lovers: Winter Offers Plenty to See

2018-11-27T22:46:53+00:00

Nature Lovers: Winter Offers Plenty to See

Nature Lovers will enjoy visiting the area any time of the year. Winter might seem like a dead time for birding, hiking, and other outdoor pursuits but there is still plenty to do within an hour or so of Pioneer. This article […]

Nature Lovers: Winter Offers Plenty to See2018-11-27T22:46:53+00:00

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