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Reviewed by Chris
"Good start to a long weekend. Nice cabin, lovely view of the Ohio River backdropped by the beautiful Kentucky mountains. The woods are beautiful. Tell City is nice has several nice restaurants. My husband is planning a fishing trip with the fellow for the spring. Thanks so much."
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Reviewed by Cousins
"We five cousins/siblings & spouses have surely enjoyed this leisure & respite together. Beautiful weather let us be outside some. At one point we saw two barges we'd seen at the Cannelton Locks "coming" & two barges going! Add to that the moon on the calm 'Ole Man River' plus the katydids croo..."
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Reviewed by The Riders
"One again we had a wonderful relaxing vacation! This was our first time staying in "Rock Ridge Lodge". The cabin was great even with the "lean". The children had a grand time exploring all 3 levels. The colored lights in the hot tub and the view of the Ohio River were amazing. We look forwa..."
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Reviewed by John & Ardy Lefler
"Utopia - the perfect spelling for a perfeclty serene and peaceful location above the majestic Ohio River. We spent our 44th Anniversary there in Sept. 2010 and we will be back. Many thanks to the hosts and their proficient helpers. The cabin is cozy and very clean and contains practically ever..."
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Reviewed by Missy & Dwayne
"This trip fell on my 32nd birthday! My husband and I have had a great time relaxing, listening to "nothing" except nature. The cabin is perfect!! Looks small from the outside but the inside is just big enough! Built a fire last night, had some drinks, listened to the coyotes! Got in the hot tu..."
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Reviewed by Mark & Lu
"We loved it the first time we were here and even more this time. Don't want to leave!"
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Reviewed by Susan
"Thank you for sharing your lovely home with us. We especially enjoyed seeing the white squirrel and watching 8 wild turkeys meander through the front yard. We spent a big part of the weekend on your beautiful gazebo. We enjoyed lots of laughs and made good memories."
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Reviewed by Del
"Great times. Perfect Family Memories. Cabins are nice and clean. The area is very picture-esque. The stay will be memorable."
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Reviewed by Betty
"It has been five years since I've been to stay at the cabins and it is still the same great place. I love to just sit back and watch the barges go by, swim in the river, and enjoy nightly camp fires. The hot tub was awesome!! Hopefully, it won't be another five years till I have an opportunity..."
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Reviewed by Sally
"We came here by accident another B & B made a reservation error. We see it as a gentle correction in our course, leading us to a far more restful & scenic location. As we arrive late Thursday evening, my teenage daughter squeeled with delight at all the unique characteristics of our quarters. Fr..."



Call about our special 4 nights for $399

Relax on the deck by the river and watch barges pass by

Create memories with your family that will last a life time

Winter is a beautiful time at the cabins

10 minutes from Eagles' Wings Ziplines

10 minutes from horseback riding in Hoosier National Forest

We have 12 hiking trails in the Hoosier National Forest within 20 minutes

20 minutes from Marengo Cave and Indiana Caverns



Ohio River Cabins
Welcome to beautiful Derby, Indiana - The home of Ohio River Cabins!

We invite you to come experience Indiana's Deep South in Beautiful Perry County. Experience life in Southern Indiana on the banks of the Ohio River. The Sunrise is magnificent and the full moon is spectacular. Watch the haze disappear from the Kentucky hills across the river as the morning stillness of the water embraces the new day. You may be lucky enough to see the Delta, Mississippi or American Queen as they cruise by your cabin.

Sports Afield Magazine

Sports Afield
Derby, Indiana

Winner for Indiana 2 years in a row...
"There's one in every state. A low-key town where genuine outdoorsmen go to immerse themselves in serious sporting pursuits. Where the prices are low, the people are friendly, and the quality of the experience is unmatched."

Midwest Living Magazine

Midwest Living

"People have no idea how beautiful it is down here," says Gary Johnson, who's never regretted trading the city for the country. "This whole river region is just being rediscovered."


Travel Holiday Magazine

Travel Holiday

For many years dreamers have been searching for, and finding, paradise in an unexpected place: Southern Indiana. The 320 mile-long Ohio River Scenic Route has been declared a National Scenic Byway, a title bestowed on only a few other roads, including the Blue Ridge Parkway, The Natchez Trace and the Pacific Highway.

Extra! Newspaper Article


Newspaper section from The Indianapolis Star

Quiet, restful and largely unknown, the three recently renovated dollhouse-like Ohio River Cabins in tiny Derby, IN, are a perfect place to pull up a rocking chair, park your feet on a porch railing and be mesmerized by the slow parade of river traffic.

A message to all of our visitors and supporters...

We hope you have a great experience on the river's edge! Many thanks go out to those who gave us credit in their printed material with a true appreciation of what nature has to offer in our southern Indiana region.