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Saddle Road, Kailua-Kona

#1 of 14 in Scenic Drive in Island of Hawaii
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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  • Fast way to cross the island. Beautiful scenery between the mountains and into the clouds. Watch out for the goats!  more »
  • Our GPS actually guided us this way, on the way from Kawaihae to Volcano National Park. It was beautiful, and peaceful (the road less traveled).  more »

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