Things to Do (Tripadvisor)
SE VA:

6.25.21 in TA #'d order for traveler favorites in VA.

On the left is the "traveler favorites" rating for VA. On the right is the "Traveler Favorite" for the city/county, excepting some items that wouldn't be considered attractions much, i.e. the Bay Bridge tunnel.

(no 6.25.21 exclusions are present below & by their mention I am not endorsing visits to all areas below for all people, but many have had positive experiences):

Cape Charles (Eastern Shore):

#129 Kiptopeke State Park #1

#132 Cape Charles Beach #2

Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge #3

Cape Charles Brewing Co #4

Cape Charles Museum & Welcome Center #5

Chesapeake (South Side):

#69 Oak Grove Lake Park #1

Dismal Swamp Canal Trail #2

Hickory Ridge Farm #3

Northwest River Park #4

Chesapeake Arboretum #5

Great Bridge Lock Park #6

Hampton (Peninsula):

#24 Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum #1

#46 Virginia Air & Space Science Center #2

#49 Bluebird Gap Farm #3

#57 Fort Monroe National Monument #4

#83 Buckroe Beach & Park #5

#127 Sandy Bottom Nature Park #6

 

Hanover County (Greater Richmond):

#74 Kings Dominion

#97 Castle Glen Winery

Henrico (Greater Richmond):

#10 Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Isle of Wight County (South Side - includes Smithfield)

St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum #1

Windsor Castle Park #2

Isle of Wight County Museum #3

Smithfield Farmers Market #4

Smithfield and Isle of Wight Visitor Center #5

King George County (Northern Neck):

#112 Caledon State Park

Belle Grove Plantation

Oak Crest Vineyard and Winery

Dahlgren Railroad Heritage Trail

Lancaster County (Northern Neck):

#37 Belle Isle State Park

Historic Christ Church

The Dog and Oyster Vineyard

Steamboat Era Museum

Newport News (Peninsula):

#32 The Mariners' Museum & Park #1

#48 Virginia Living Museum #2

#62 The Noland Trail #3

4. Newport News Park #4

Norfolk (South Side):

#8 Battleship Wisconsin at Nauticus #1

#20 Norfolk Botanical Garden #2

#75 Chrysler Museum of Art #3

#89 Nauticus #4

#121 Virginia Zoo #5

Naval Station Norfolk #6

Hampton Roads Naval Museum #7

MacArthur Memorial #8

Pagoda & Oriental Garden #9

Poquoson

Mission Escape Virginia #1

Chesapeake Bay Adventures #2

Messick Point Public Boat Ramp (4.8/5 on Google Maps)

Portsmouth

Children's Museum of Virginia #1

Portsmouth City Park #2

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum #3

Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve #4

Lightship Portsmouth Museum #5

The Railroad Museum of Virginia #6

Richmond:

#3 Maymont

#4 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

#21 Virginia Capitol Building

#43 Carytown

#44 Hollywood Cemetery

#45 White House of the Confederacy

#93 Monument Avenue

#108 Science Museum of Virginia

#109 St. John's Episcopal Church

#124 Belle Isle

#135 Short Pump Mall

#137 Edgar Allan Poe Museum

#141 Virginia Museum of History & Culture

#144 Virginia Capital Trail

#145 Virginia Holocaust Museum

 

Suffolk (South Side)

Riddick's Folly House Museum #1

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge #2

Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum #3

Suffolk Visitor Center #4

Sleepy Hole Park #5

Virginia Beach (South Side):

#1 Virginia Beach Boardwalk

#18 Sandbridge Beach

#30 Military Aviation Museum

#47 Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

#52 First Landing State Park

#77 Tarnished Truth Distilling Company

#91 Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

#118 Neptune's Park

#134 Cape Henry Lighthouse

Williamsburg (Peninsula):
#2 Colonial Williamsburg

#5 Historic Jamestowne

#13 Jamestown Settlement

#22 Jamestown-Scotland Ferry (free)

#27 Governor's Palace

#28 Busch Gardens Williamsburg

#36 Water Country USA

#78 Jamestown Glasshouse

#80 Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center

#96 Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

#98 Bruton Parish Episcopal Church

#100 Williamsburg Winery

#102 The College of William and Mary

#136 Public Hospital Museum

Yorktown (Peninsula):

#51 American Revolution Museum at Yorktown #1

#106 Yorktown Battlefield #2

#122 York River State Park

#133 Colonial National Historic Park #6

Yorktown Beach #3

Colonial Parkway #4

Riverwalk Landing #5

Yorktown Victory Monument #7

Yorktown Farmers Market #8

Yorktown National Cemetery #9

The Watermen's Museum #10