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5.0
Reviewed by Melanie & Bob
"This weekend was one of the most relaxing I've experienced in a long time. My husband and I actually got to enjoy each others company without the drama that always goes on at home. The cabin is beautiful and the scenery breathtaking. We hope to be back soon."
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5.0
Reviewed by Betty
"The mystic and splendor of the Ohio River Valley is truly one of Indiana's hidden treasures. It didn't take long for the 6 of us to settle in. The children took great pleasure in picking their bedrooms. The vastness and beauty of the Rock Ridge Lodge were only surpassed by the majesty of the O..."
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5.0
Reviewed by Rick & Karen
"Such a peaceful place to stay. Went to Holiday World while we were here. It was fun!!! The cabin must be new!! Had great family time!!!!"
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4.0
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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5.0
Reviewed by Bonnie Lohrman
"We have been returning customers to ORC and each time we are greeted by friendly staff and love the cabin options. Our first stay was in the hideaway and we thoroughly enjoyed that one. However, we fell in love with The Cottage and will only reserve that one now. Because of it's location it ma..."
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4.0
Reviewed by Nancy & Scott
"Scott and I enjoyed our stay. It was lovely staying here. We loved watching the six deer drinking from the Ohio River by the dock and playing by the shore last night @7:30 P. M. We hope to come back for a longer stay the next time."
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4.0
Reviewed by Dean & Elaine
"My husband & I came to recharge our batteries. The peaceful setting and spectacular views have refreshed our souls. We're very grateful for this opportunity!"
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4.0
Reviewed by Wayne
"We sure had a good time here at the Merrymaker over Christmas. It was a great place for friends and family to come visit. We hope to come back and experience different seasons. As you probably don't know, I grew up here in Derby. It's been a long time since I spent Christmas in Derby; really ..."
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5.0
Reviewed by Mike & Mona
"We love Derby! It is the perfect place to come for peace and rest. The weather was wonderful. We had dinner in the cafe in Leopold one night, the buffet at Ramsey's Tavern one night, and grilled out the last. For the first time we visited the Celtic Cross and the Pioneer Village (under constru..."
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4.0
Reviewed by Teresa
"This has been a great place to start the summer! The weather has been perfect! Want to say thanks for the opportunity to enjoy this beautiful cabin. It has been a very relaxing week. I brought my 12 year old dog and she loved laying outside listening & smelling the river. The hot tub seals th..."

 

 

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
50 BEST OUTDOOR SPORTS TOWNS
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

Extra!

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.