Saddle Road, Kailua-Kona

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#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 Edition.
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  • I enjoyed my round trip travel to Hilo via Saddle Road for the first time. Well maintained & marked. Scenes were spectacular & shorter route than using 11 from Kona I have used in the before going...  more »
  • Traveled over this highway for first time on our most recent trip to Hawaii over Christmas and New Years. In past years, the guide books and car rental agencies steered us away from using this road...  more »
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