Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, is situated about 50 miles (80 kilometers) east of Qobustan.
The Qobustan area offers plenty of towns and cities, each possessing its own unique personality. Novkhana, lays 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the west, while Baku can be found 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the west.
About 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the east of Qobustan is Baku, a regional center where you can visit Nizami Museum, Palace of the Shirvan Shahs and Baku State University. Atashgah Fire Temple, Maiden's Tower and Baku Crystal Hall are some other popular places worth visiting for those who have more time on their hands.
For a low-cost outdoors activity that will interest the entire family, be sure to visit the region's popular gardens. Every place contains a fascinating history and the Azerbaijan area has its own stories to tell. The castles here are well worth visiting.
If you are in the area during winter, try out some of the local wintersports including skiing and snowboarding. These are on offer in the region.
The nearest major airport, Heydar Aliyev International Airport, is located in Baku, 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the east of Qobustan, so take that into account when booking your vacation.