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The World’s 7 Coolest Floating Hotels

From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.

03/19/2014

Two off-duty Aurora cops and four boys were honored for their actions. (Credit: Steve Miller)

2 Aurora Police Officers, 4 Boys Honored For Raft Rescue

Two Aurora police sergeants and four young men were honored today for their lifesaving work on the Vermilion River near Oglesby on June 28.

08/13/2013

(Tim Adams/WBBM File Photo)

Couple, 4-Year-Old Rescued After Falling Off Raft In Lake Michigan

A couple and their 4-year-old child had to be rescued after they fell off a raft in Lake Michigan Wednesday evening.

07/04/2012

Authorities search for New York man who disappeared near Beverly Shores, Ind. after the raft he was in flipped over on Lake Michigan Monday. (Andy Lavalley/Post-Tribune, Sun-Times Media Wire)

N.Y. Man Missing After Raft Overturns On Lake Michigan

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching Lake Michigan off Beverly Shores, Ind., for the body of a New York man who got into trouble in rough water Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012