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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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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..."
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5.0
Reviewed by Cousins
"Thank you so much for a lovely home to get away. The 4 children enjoyed hiking,canoeing,fishing, and rolling down the hill out front. We have decided that we would like to come back here for a longer stay."
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4.0
Reviewed by Bonita
"The cabin is smaller than we expected but it is nice & clean. Our boys have enjoyed the loft & the fishing off the dock. We have caught a few fish. It's amazing to watch the barges going up & down the river. It's been nice to re-connect with nature and each other! We hope to come again in th..."
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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 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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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 Monte & Doris Fisher
"We Loved this cabin! We celebrated our 28th wedding anniversary here. So beautiful and peaceful. We plan on going back often to get away from "it all". If we could go anywhere, this would be the place! And the hot tub was wonderful!"
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5.0
Reviewed by Tina
"Just one day but it was a very good day so far. Coming from Michigan City a far Northern city all the way down to Southern IndAina. It was worth it. So relaxing to sit in the hot tub & watch the Ohio River. Beautiful scenery! JUST LOVED IT!!!!!!!"
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5.0
Reviewed by Brad and Amanda
"My husband and I went to Derby with some family. We had been there before and loved it so much that we wanted to share it. We previously stayed at Shady Creek and loved it. It worked out perfect because when I went to make our reservations I waited a little too late and Shady Creek was taken, ..."

 

 

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.