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Saddle Road, Kailua-Kona

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#1 of 14 in Scenic Drive in Island of Hawaii
Scenic Drive · Landmark
Built to move military troops across the island post-Pearl Harbor attacks, Saddle Road will delight you with scenic views--provided you drive it on a sunny, fog-free day. Once dangerous and poorly maintained, the highway has been reconstructed to provide for a safer driving experience--it's one of the greatest road trip options in Hawaii. Saddle Road is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • And if you have time, drive thge road to the Mauna Kea Visitors Center. And perhaps ever to the summit if you have a 4 wheel drive.  more »
  • This is the road to Hilo from the Kona side of the Island. Good paved road. Long up hills and down hills, straight as a pin. But be prepared, do not be the person who over heats. Get gas and...  more »

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