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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]