Let me start off by saying it is a pretty drive. As far as the wow factor...I sure didnt see it.
Im guessing everyone that drove this and thought it was amazing has never driven the road to hana. Thats probably why I was so desensitized to this. The PCH had some curves but not a single one I would consider scary...nor did at any time did I feel like I could drive off a cliff. There are guard rails everywhere...not to mention the shoulder is pretty wide. Seriously though...for those that were scared on this road avoid the road to hana like the plague. You wont be able to handle it. Heck there were scarier roads in Kings canyon in Sequoia national park.
There are some cool things to see. The seals were probably the most exciting thing. I had zero interest in visiting some billionaires house castle thing. You can see some of it from the road...thats good enough for me.
As far as the views go. They're nice...but again if youve driving any of the hawaiian islands this looks really similar.
Traffic wise...there really wasnt too much. You can go at your own pace.
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