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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

The Yampa River in Steamboat Springs is a popular activity for visitors and residents alike in the summer months. (credit: CBS)

Top Rafting And Tubing Near Denver

Summer is upon us and Denver locals are fortunate to have some of the top rafting venues in the state within only a couple hours’ drive.

07/06/2013

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Top River Rafting Trips In Colorado

Whether seeking whitewater adventure or taking in some of the most breathtaking views in the state from the river, Colorado has several whitewater rafting companies.

06/22/2013

The rafting season this year is looking up after a wet and snowy April and May (credit: CBS)

Rafting Season Rushes In With Forecasted Rapids

After a dismal season last year with low water flows, rafting companies are riding on the rushing rapids forecasted this spring and summer.

05/10/2013

Tubing on the Yampa River (credit: CBS)

Area Of Yampa River Now Closed To Tubing And Rafting

It’s a well known summertime tradition, but starting Wednesday — the first day of summer — the Yampa River through Steamboat Springs is closed to tubing and rafting.

06/20/2012

A bus owned by Vessels for Honor Rafting Co. rolled on its top on U.S. Hwy 50 along the Arkansas River Thursday afternoon near Salida. (credit: Jeff Shane/Canon City Daily Record)

Colorado Authorities Investigate Rafting Bus Accident

Colorado parks and wildlife officials are investigating the rollover of a rafting bus that injured 10 people.

07/22/2011

The Animas River (credit: usgs.gov)

Rafting OK, Tubing Out Following Sewage Leak

Rafting is okay but tubing is being discouraged following a sewage leak in the Animas River.

07/19/2011

Rafters brave the rushing water in Clear Creek (credit: CBS)

Rafters Cancel Trips After Injuries, Death

Rafters are canceling their trips on the Poudre River following five injuries and a death.

06/28/2011

Rafters brave the rushing water in Clear Creek (credit: CBS)

High Water Good, Bad For Rafting Business

This year’s record snowpack is starting to melt and that means the water levels are high on Colorado’s creeks and rivers. The rushing water is both good and bad for the rafting business.

06/26/2011

Cache la Poudre River (credit: CBS)

Coroner Says Kansas Rafter Died Of Drowning On Poudre River

The rafter who died on the Cache la Poudre River Thursday afternoon died of drowning and complications of heart disease. He was identified as Frank Diskin, 69, from Parsons, Kansas.

06/24/2011

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