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.
Saddle Road reviews
We have driven many times in past years and this is very good road now. Takes about one hour or more depending on where you star from. Most of what you will see is lava fields but think about it... more »
The view was ok, lava fields for the most part. Certainly more interesting at sunrise/sunset. Pretty much just a quick way to get from Kona to Hilo or vice versa. It gets pretty cold at night, well..... more »
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