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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!"
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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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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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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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5.0
Reviewed by Terry Riley
"The Utopia is a peaceful haven and captivates you the minute you drive up the road and view it in the distance. The outside provides an authentic log cabin look and has a beautiful lawn, fabulous hot tub, and plenty of privacy. The interior welcomes you with an old timey feel and yet still has al..."
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5.0
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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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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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 Amanda
"Talk about an amazing setting!! Not only was the actual cabin beautiful, so was the little town it is nestled in. This particular cabin is so peaceful and quiet yet only a couple minutes from anything you might need. My husband and I rode our motorcycle down to Derby and let me say we had a bl..."
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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...."

 

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
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.