North Country is more Alaskan than Manhattanite: people here travel by ATV or truck, hunt and garden their way to full bellies, and feel largely intolerant of annoying downstate legislation like gun control.
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Picture this, you’re out in the field during the most perfect day to go horse riding.
This is the "North Country;" a term for an outlier region of the state beyond the tundras of Syracuse, Albany, and even Rochester.
This label draws a geographical line in the sand between here and the misnamed "upstate" provinces of places like Westchester and the cultures therein.