When you pull into the parking lot off Highway 89, you’ll have to hike a short trail to get to Vikingsholm…and it’s worth it! The views of Emerald Bay from here are beautiful. However, this trail is steep! Bring water, and be ready to rest.
The house itself… well, they call it a castle. It’s a terrific example of Scandinavian architecture in the western hemisphere, and that’s what most of the tour is going to be focusing on. It was built in 1928 and accurately reflects the Scandinavian building styles of that period. Tours are always guided and take place roughly every hour. Either comes really early, or really late (if you want to catch the sunset). Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following South Lake Tahoe Itinerary 3 Days.
Vikingsholm Travel Tips
- There is a private dock for those who want to come by boat.
- If handicapped, call ahead to make appropriate arrangements.
Entrance Ticket Details For Vikingsholm
- USD 8 for 7-17 years old; Free for under 7.
- USD 10 parking fee; limited parking available, so come earlier.
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40.59% of people who visit South Lake Tahoe include Vikingsholm in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
75.61% of people start their Vikingsholm visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Vikingsholm
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vikingsholm