Saddle Road, Kailua-Kona

4.2
#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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  • Our concierge recommended that we take the Northern Coast through Hilo to the Volcanoes National Park and then return on the Saddle Road. Taking Saddle Road shaved a half hour off our trip back to...  more »
  • The Saddle Road between Manu Kea and Manu Loa has been in existence for a long time. It was a treacherous route but it has now been rebuilt and is very easy and safe to traverse. If it is raining...  more »

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