You won’t have to travel too far from the Hudson Valley to find the place ranked as the best place to celebrate St. Patty’s Day. But, where in the local area is the best?

According to WalleHub, “not every city that celebrates St. Patrick’s Day is worth kissing the Irish for.”

The personal-finance website compared 200 of the largest cities across 16 metrics to find the best places to wear green and also some save some.

Some metrics included, Irish pubs and restaurants per capita, lowest price for a three-star hotel on St. Patrick’s Day and weather forecast.

After the numbers were crunched, Buffalo was ranked number one on WalletHub's list of best cities for St. Patty's Day celebrations. It was followed by Madison, WI and Boston.

If you don’t want to make the drive to either Buffalo or Boston this Friday, Yonkers was rated as the best city in the Hudson Valley to celebrate St. Patty’s Day.

Yonkers placed twenty-first overall and seventh when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day traditions.

Somewhat surprisingly, New York City was ranked 80.

Do you feel your hometown got snubbed? Where do you think is best place to celebrate St. Patty’s Day in the Hudson Valley? Let us know in the comment section below or on our Facebook page.

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