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5.0
Reviewed by Tim, Jana & Molly Mahannah
"We came here while the kids had spring break and stayed thursday - sunday...We fell in love the cabin right away and wanted to just move it! It is nestled away and we loved that. Spent time at the cabin and also in Tell City, which we loved. Tell City has a wonderful restaurant called "Capers"..."
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5.0
Reviewed by Reed & Missy
"This entry is going to be short & sweet...just like our stay. Loved the Merrymaker. Loved the sights & sounds of the river! Loved the hot tub! Loved the campfires! Loved the sunrises! Loved the scenic drives! We will definitely come back! Thank you for your wonderful Southern Indiana hospitality!"
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5.0
Reviewed by Betty
"5-16-10 We found this place on the internet looking for a place in Indiana, we hadn't been to Indiana much. We enjoyed our stay. The cabin seemed small for a family of 5 but we soon found it to be plenty of room. When it finally stopped raining, we check out the yard and the park down the road...."
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4.0
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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5.0
Reviewed by Austin
"What a wonderful vacation! My husband and I and our two friends and their daughter had so much fun. We went early October 2010 and were lucky enough to see the leaves changing. The cabin was better than expected and everything was so neat and tidy. We all went to the store (quite a few miles ..."
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5.0
Reviewed by Paul S
"This was our 6th time to ORC! Enjoyed a fire by the riverside on Saturday Night. Great views wherever you go. Thanks for a wonderful weekend and hope all who visit are as blessed as we are."
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4.0
Reviewed by Mark & Leigh Ann
"We always love coming back to Derby! It is so relaxing to watch the river go by. Love to see the tug boats. We also love driving the scenic roads!"
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4.0
Reviewed by Christy
"This is our 2nd time here and we brought some friends along this time. Love the Cottage! We went to Blue Spring Caverns and did the tour. We also did the dinner tour on the Star Ship in Louisville, KY. We visited the Huber Winery and did some taste testing. We went back to Louisville to see ..."
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4.0
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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5.0
Reviewed by Mark & Lu
"We loved it the first time we were here and even more this time. Don't want to leave!"

 

 

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.