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Reviewed by Snyders
"This is our ninth year. This our second Home! We love watching the barges, going up & down the Ohio River. This is where we come to get away from day to day life!"
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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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Reviewed by Deb
"I've stayed in a lot of inns and B & B's-this cabin was one of the best. Online description doesn't do it justice. My Mom & I came down to visit friends in the area. I'm mad we spent so much time with them instead of @ the cabins! Staff are great too-took care of the only question I had witho..."
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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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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 Jerome
"My husband is capt. on a barge here on the Ohio River. We rode our Harley Davidson here and had a wonderful time. We will recommend to others!"
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Reviewed by Susan & Michael
"Beautiful space, we loved the solitude of the forest-most enjoyable kitchen. We had a wonderful Labor Day Weekend! Thank you!"
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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 Pat
"This is our 2nd stay at Ohio River Cabins. Our 1st anniversary at the "Cottage". All that you could want is here at the Cottage. We all need to relax! That is exactly what we did. Planning on coming back next year. Thank you for everything. Housekeeping is excellent!!"
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Reviewed by Randy
"Six friends were here. We soaked up the sunshine, the beauty and the peacefulness it brought our souls. We talked, laughed, played games and renewed the best of ourselves. While we did'nt solve the world's problems, we did leave the cabin more "picture-esque." Discover for yourself! LOOK UP I..."


Enjoy the beautiful views of fall colors from all cabins

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.

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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.