Saddle Road, Kailua-Kona

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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  • Saddle road provides two purposes. From a strictly economic purpose, it is the fastest way to cross the island. From a scenic purpose, it is a very different view of the island than the 11/19...  more »
  • Shortest route between west, Kona district to East, Hilo district. Only you can see those signature mountains from your car, but some place have trails. Please enjoy 3,000 ft beautiful road trip...  more »

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