After living in NM for most of my life, coming to Vermont is a challenge. I tried to describe it, the physical and emotional need to see horizons, open space, expansive vistas and how the dense trees, forests and hills are claustrophobic for me. Is there a way to say that without the whole explanation?
cenomania noun A strong desire to be in open, barren, and empty places away from other people. - wordinfo
The etymology suggests a desire for the 'common', like the word "cenobite", which uses "life in common" to define the lives of monks.