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Reviewed by Beth
"Yes, Chistmas,it is certainly early this year, we gave each other the gift of quality time for Christmas this year. When December rolls around, we'll have many wonderful memories of playing games,pitching bean bags, eating all our favorite foods, and being together away from the daily demands tha..."
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Reviewed by Betty
"Family wedding in Leopold! Had a great time-all of our family here-9 + 2 babies. Awesome view! Awesome camp fire & family fun-We'll be back!!!!"
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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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Reviewed by Lynn
"May husband, Keith and I just moved our daughter into University of Evansville for her senior year, and then we came here for our first visit to celebrate our 30th anniversary. We fell in love with the place, and we plan to return some day with the rest of our family. Being an English teacher,..."
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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 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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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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Reviewed by Tim & Staci
"We had a great time! Both of us wish we could have stayed longer. This was the perfect place for him to ask me to marry him. The ring is gorgeous!! I'm so happy! This place was perfectly secluded to spend time together and with no worries. No deer but there is always next time!"
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Reviewed by Heather Darter
"Our stay at the cabin was wonderful. We loved the privacy of the cabin and the hot tub was so relaxing. The access to the water was great. I love the kitchen; it was so pretty and convenient. We didn't want to leave and return to our busy schedule and our demanding lives as parents. It was a grea..."
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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!"



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.