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.


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.


(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.


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