Saddle Road, Kailua-Kona

4.1
#1 of 14 in Scenic Drive in Island of Hawaii
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, Kailua-Kona Edition.
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  • Newer road, over deserted landscape, easily driveable and shaved about 30 minutes from our alternate route. We returned home this way after a long day visiting volcano. Beautiful as we headed down to ...  more »
  • Drove from Kona to Hilo. Very scenic - between two largest mountains. Stunning, actually. Coming from Houston, where this length drive is all freeway - this drive was wonderful!!  more »

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