Official State of Alaska Vacation and Travel Information
Ariel Tweto, one of the stars of Discovery Channel’s Flying Wild Alaska, is a TV personality and producer. Ariel was a contestant on the ABC game show Wipeout in 2008 and 2009. She became a frequent guest on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and on the Late Show with David Letterman. She plays herself in the IMAX movie, Into America’s Wild, which premiered in February 2020 and is currently a voice on the new FOX animated series, The Great North. In addition to her television appearances, Ariel received her private pilot certificate and is also the founder and president of Popping Bubbles, a nonprofit that supports suicide prevention. Ariel is on a mission to help people “pop” their bubbles and live happier and healthier lives. As an avid cross-country runner who has run every day since 2001, she sets the example. She also loves mountain biking, hiking, paddle boarding, journaling, and is trying her hardest to meditate consistently. Ariel hails from Unalakleet, Alaska and is of Inupiaq Eskimo, Russian and Norwegian decent.
You can find her on Instagram, Facebook, and twitter at @arieltweto.
Hi everyone! I am so excited that you are interested in Alaska! It is the most wonderful place on earth in my opinion. There are so many outdoor activities to take part in, fun places to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery, and amazing places to get lost (but don’t get too lost) and explore! My favorite thing to do in Alaska is to be with my friends outside mountain biking or skiing. I also like hanging out with my family at our cabin where we fish, berry pick, hike, and explore. My favorite season in Alaska is the summer because I love the endless days, the sun, and the happiness and joy that spills out of everyone when they are getting dirty outside!
Here are some of my favorite things to do in Southcentral Alaska – one for each season!
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